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, THE KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG), AND ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA. 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, TROPICAL STORM (TS) 04W [EGAY] has been upgraded from a TD during the past 24 hours and remains over the open Philippine Sea. At 12:00 PM today, the center was located over the Central Philippine Sea about 748 km East of Casiguran, Aurora (near 16.3N 129.0E), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/hr near the center, gusting up to 85 km/hr. It was moving NW @ 20 km/hr towards the North Philippine Sea. This storm is still far to directly affect any part of the country.
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 29 to 8:00 AM June 30, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines