Surge of the SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) as enhanced by TD 24W (LUIS) and LPA 93W will continue to affect EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON, THE WESTERN SECTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN LUZON including SCARBOROUGH (PANATAG) SHOAL, METRO MANILA, AND CAVITE. Partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered to widespread light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected, becoming more frequent along the western coastal areas of Ilocos Provinces. The winds will be fresh to Gale Force (35 to 70 km/hr), making the seas moderate to very rough/high seas (2.0 to 7.5 meters) and dangerous to all types of sea vessels.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
**Residents are advised to be on alert for POSSIBLE FLASHFLOODS, LANDSLIDES OR LIGHTNING STRIKES during the occurrence of Severe Thunderstorms.
Important note: In the infrared (IR) satellite image shown above: BLUE areas indicate Clear Skies with a Few Clouds; GREEN = Partly to Mostly Cloudy Skies; YELLOW = Mostly Cloudy to Hazy Skies with Possible Slight-to-Moderate Rainfall; and RED = Thunderstorms with Moderate to Heavy to sometimes Extreme Rainfall.
24-Hour Observed Rainfall Accumulation (8:00 AM Aug 23 to 8:00 AM Aug 24, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines