NORTHEASTERLIES (Northeasterly Surface Windflow/Weak Amihan) and a STATIONARY FRONT (FRONTAL BOUNDARY) is bringing cloud cover and periods of light to at times moderate rain showers and thunderstorm across the BATANES & BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP including THE NORTHERN COASTLINE AREAS OF EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON.
Meanwhile, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W has become somewhat disorganized while quasi-stationary outside of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), and was last seen over the Western Micronesia…about 1,247 km. E of Mati City, Davao Oriental (near 7.0°N Lat 137.5°E Lon). The system’s chances of becoming a significant Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours remains MEDIUM (35-65% chance).
Meanwhile, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to be clear to partly cloudy skies, with isolated rain showers or possible thunderstorms developing in some places.
**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 May 02 to 8:00 AM May 03, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines