THE LOW pressure area (LPA) east of Luzon has entered the Philippine area Monday afternoon, and weather bureau PAGASA said it could develop into a typhoon by today or tomorrow. PAGASA Weather Specialist Aldczar D. Aurelio said the LPA was located 1,025 km east of Virac, Catanduanes as of 3 p.m. Monday. The trough of the LPA will bring cloudy skies with scattered rains and thunderstorms in the Visayas, Bicol, Northern Mindanao, Caraga, Davao, Quezon, Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon. Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon is expected to bring light rains over the Central Luzon Region and parts of the northern Luzon area.