Light to Moderate SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) as enhanced by the new Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 98W (outside of PAR) will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered to occasional light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across MIMAROPA, WESTERN VISAYAS, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP, WESTERN BICOL, AND ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA. The winds will be fresh to strong breeze (30 to 50 km/hr), making the seas moderate to rough (2 to 4 meters) and risky for small and medium sea vessels.
Meanwhile, the REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms especially in during 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 Sept 03 to 8:00 AM Sept 04, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines