WeatherPhilippines Daily Graphical Satellite Analysis from 12pm August 17 until 12pm August 18, 2019

SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) now enhanced by a weak Low Pressure Area (LPA) located over the Ryukyu Islands will bring partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered to occasional light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across THE BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP. Winds at moderate breeze to near gale (30-55 km/hr) will be expected across these areas, making the seas moderate to very rough (1.5 to 5.5 meters) and risky/dangerous to small and medium-sized sea vessels.

Meanwhile, SOUTHWESTERLIES (Southwesterly Surface Windflow/Weak Habagat) will bring clear to mostly cloudy skies with breezy conditions and some possible isolated light rain showers or thunderstorms across THE WESTERN SECTION OF NORTHERN LUZON.

THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will  continue to be clear to partly cloudy skies with chances of isolated rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.

*There are no Tropical Cyclones spotted within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) at this time.

**Residents are advised to be on alert for possible flashfloods, landslides or lightning strikes during the occurrence of Severe Thunderstorms.

Stay safe as always! #WeatherAlert #WeatherWiser

gsat_081719Here is the latest daily graphical satellite analysis showing all tropical systems in and around the Philippines and the Western Pacific Basin. This is valid for the next 24 hours.

To view the NOAA IR Animated Loop, kindly click this image.

To view the NOAA IR Animated Loop, kindly click this image.

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 August 16 to 8:00 AM August 17, 2019)


Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines

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