SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) will continue to bring mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered to occasional light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across WESTERN AND CENTRAL LUZON, METRO MANILA, CALABARZON, BICOL REGION, MIMAROPA, VISAYAS, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG), WESTERN AND SOUTHERN MINDANAO. Winds of 30 to 50 km/hr (fresh to strong breeze) will blow, making the seas moderate to rough (2 to 4 meters) and risky for small and medium-sized sea vessels.
Meanwhile, a rapidly developing TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 95W is now over the Philippine Sea with a high potential (>65% chance) of becoming a significant Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours. At 11:00 AM today, the center was located about 1,091 km East of Virac, Catanduanes (near 12.5N 134.2E), with maximum sustained winds of 35 km/hr. It was moving WNW @ 19 km/hr.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) 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 27 to 8:00 AM June 28, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines