TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 91W together with its elongated TROUGH will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LUZON including THE BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, METRO MANILA, CALABARZON, BICOL REGION, VISAYAS AND NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO. Meanwhile, the center of LPA 91W was located over the Balintang Channel or about 147 km SSE of Basco, Batanes (19.1N 122.3E). The potential of this LPA of developing into a Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours remains LOW (<35% chance).
Meanwhile, SOUTHWESTERLIES (Southwesterly Surface Windflows/Weak Habagat) will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies, breezy conditions with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will be partly cloudy to cloudy skies with chances of isolated to scattered 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.
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 30 to 8:00 AM August 31, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines