Cold surge of the NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) will continue to bring partly to mostly cloudy skies, cooler conditions with passing isolated to occasional rain showers or thunderstorms across EXTREME NORTHERN and EASTERN LUZON, BICOL REGION, MINDORO, MARINDUQUE, ROMBLON, and NORTHERN VISAYAS. It will be more frequent along the Eastern Sections of the affected areas. Fresh breeze to gale-force winds (35 to 65 km/hr) will blow from the northeast, making the seas moderate to very rough/high seas (2.0 to 7.5 meters) and dangerous to all types of sea vessels.
Meanwhile, the TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 01W [AMANG] and its TROUGH – will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered to widespread rain showers and thundestorms across BICOL REGION, MINDANAO, EASTERN & CENTRAL VISAYAS. As of 11:00 AM today, the LPA (AMANG) was located just along the shores of Arteche, Eastern Samar or about 76 km north of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (12.3°N Lat 125.4°E Lon), with maximum winds of 35 km/hr near the center. It was moving North slowly. The potential of becoming a Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours has been downgraded to LOW (<35% chance). For more details, check out our StormWatches on this disturbance on this site: https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will be clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated rain showers or possible thunderstorms in some areas.
**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 Jan 20 to 8:00 AM Jan 21, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines