Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said that the heavy rain showers that fell over parts of Metro Manila on Wednesday are due to an active monsoon enhanced by tropical cyclones “Mina” and “Talas” not from tropical cyclone.

Monsoon is strong in the western sections of Northern and Central Luzon.

Strong to gale force wind is expected to affect the seaboards of Northern and Central Luzon, PAGASA posted in their weather bulletin.