SOUTHWESTERLIES (Southwesterly Surface Windflow/Weak Habagat) will bring partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered to occasional rain showers and thunderstorms across PALAWAN, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, WESTERN VISAYAS, AND ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA.
TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W affecting BICOL REGION, CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LUZON, METRO MANILA, MINDORO, AND MARINDUQUE. Mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected along these areas.
Meanwhile, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W has slowed down during the past 24 hours while traversing the Philippine Sea as it remains weak and disorganized. As of 11:00 AM today, the center was located about 536 km northeast of Virac, Catanduanes (near 16.5°N lat 128.2°E lon), with maximum sustained winds of 35 km/hr near the center. The potential of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours remains LOW (<35% chance).
Elsewhere, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to be clear to mostly cloudy skies with possible isolated rain 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 June 23 to 8:00 AM June 24, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines