Weak to Moderate SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) enhanced by LPA 96W & TS YAGI (KARDING) – will continue to affect the WESTERN SECTIONS OF CENTRAL LUZON, METRO MANILA, CALABARZON, BICOL REGION, MIMAROPA, WESTERN VISAYAS, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP, AND ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA. Mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated, scattered to occasional rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected. The winds will be fresh breeze to near-gale (35 to 60 km/hr), making the seas moderate to very rough (2.0 to 5.5 meters) and dangerous to small and medium sea vessels.
Meanwhile, a MONSOON TROUGH is oscillating across NORTHERN LUZON incl. BATANES AND BABUYAN GROUP OF ISLANDS, and THE REST OF CENTRAL LUZON, where partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with 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 Aug 07 to 8:00 AM Aug 08, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines