NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) will bring cool windy conditions & partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies with isolated light scattered rain showers or thunderstorms over EXTREME NORTHERN & NORTHERN LUZON. Fresh breeze to Strong breeze of 35 to 45 kph with significant wave heights of 2.5 to 4.0 m (Moderate to Rough) are expected to prevail across the mentioned areas making the seas risky for small & medium-sized sea vessels.
Meanwhile, TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 95W will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy conditions with isolated light to at times moderate scattered rain showers or thunderstorms over EASTERN MINDANAO.
The rest of the country will experience clear skies to partly cloudy conditions with the possibility of isolated showers or 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 Feb 22 to 8:00 AM Feb 23, 2018)
Created by: Redmund G. Nacario for WeatherPhilippines