SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) bringing partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered to occasional light to moderate rain showers or thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, COASTAL AREAS OF ILOCOS REGION, AND SCARBOROUGH (PANATAG) SHOAL. Fresh to strong breeze of 30 to 50 km/hr will be expected, with 2 to 4 meters of moderate to rough seas, making it risky for small and medium-sized sea vessels.
Meanwhile, a SURFACE TROUGH has been observed across MINDANAO, where mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to be clear to mostly cloudy skies with possible isolated rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
*There is no Tropical Disturbance (LPA) or Tropical Cyclone (TC) developing within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) through the next 24 hours.
**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.
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines