SURFACE TROUGH will bring partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across PALAWAN, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, SOUTHERN PARTS OF VISAYAS, AND MINDANAO.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will be clear to partly cloudy skies with possible isolated rain showers or thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
Meanwhile, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W continues to consolidate as it starts to move closer to Yap State and could become a Tropical Cyclone this weekend. As of 8:00 AM today, the center was located about 1,400 km east of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur (near 8.5°N lat 139.0°E lon), with maximum sustained winds of 35 km/hr near the center and was moving NNW slowly. The potential of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours remains MEDIUM (35-65% chance).
**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 June 20 to 8:00 AM June 21, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines