RAINBANDS of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W coupled with its TROUGH will continue to bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered to widespread light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across ILOCOS REGION, AND THE BATANES and BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP. At 11am today, LPA 90W was located IN THE VICINITY OF NORTHERN BATANES (21.2N 122.6E), barely moving (quasi-stationary). This LPA has a high chance (>65%) of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered afternoon or evening rain showers and thunderstorms developing in 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 Sept 08 to 8:00 AM Sept 09, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines