As of 11:00 AM today June 09, TROPICAL STORM MALIKSI (DOMENG) was located some 617 km ENE of Basco, Batanes (21.7N 127.8E), with maximum sustained winds of 75 kph with higher gusts. It is forecast to move Northeast @ 11 kph towards the North Philippine Sea. This storm is not a threat to any part of the Philippines.
SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) as enhanced by TS MALIKSI will continue to bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with occasionally light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across WESTERN SECTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN LUZON, METRO MANILA, CALABARZON, BICOL REGION, MIMAROPA, WESTERN VISAYAS, AND KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG). Fresh breeze to near-gale winds of 30 to 55 kph will blow, making the seas moderate to very rough (2.0 to 5.5 meters) and dangerous to small and medium-types sea vessels.
Meanwhile, The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and 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 Jun 08 to 8:00 AM Jun 09, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines