NORTHEASTERLIES (WEAK AMIHAN) will continue to bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies, moderate to fresh breeze with passing isolated to scattered rain showers or possible thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, AND ILOCOS NORTE.
Meanwhile, Tropical Disturbance (LPA) 91W which is currently over Western Micronesia has intensified into a TROPICAL DEPRESSION and is likely to enter the eastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) later tonight or early Saturday (Sept 27). It will be known locally as “ONYOK”. At 11:00 AM today, the center was located about km 379 km east of PAR or km 1,550 km east of Virac, Catanduanes (13.1N Lat 138.5E). With maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and was moving swiftly Westward @ 27 kph towards the Philippine Sea. For more details on this system, check out our Tropical Cyclone Page at: https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to mostly cloudy skies with chances of isolated to scattered rain showers and 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 Sept 26 to 8:00 AM Sept 27, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines