NORTHEASTERLIES (Northeasterly Surface Windflow/Weak Amihan) and a TAIL-END OF STATIONARY FRONT (FRONTAL BOUNDARY) is bringing cloud cover and periods of light to at times moderate rain showers and thunderstorm across EXTREME NORTHERN LUZON.
Meanwhile, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W continues to become disorganized while quasi-stationary outside of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), and remains over the Western Micronesia…about 1,345 km. E of Mati City, Davao Oriental (near 8.5°N Lat 138.3°E Lon). The system’s chances of becoming a significant Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours has been downgraded to LOW (<35% 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, especially across parts of Luzon and Southern Mindanao .
**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 03 to 8:00 AM May 04, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines