WESTERLIES/SOUTHWESTERLIES (Westerly and Southwesterly Surface Windflow/Weak Habagat) will bring partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered to occasional rain showers and thunderstorms across BATAAN, METRO MANILA, CALABARZON, BICOL REGION, MIMAROPA, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG), SULU ARCHIPELAGO, ZAMBOANGA PENINSULA, AND NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO.
TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W affecting NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LUZON, where mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected along these areas.
Meanwhile, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W slowly organizing as it starts to move NNW across the North Philippine Sea, and is likely to develop into a Tropical Cyclone within today or Wednesday. As of 12:00 PM today, the center was located about 476 km east of Santa Ana, Cagayan (near 18.8°N lat 126.6°E lon), with maximum sustained winds of 35 km/hr near the center. The potential of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours is now upgraded to HIGH (>65% chance).
Elsewhere, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with possible isolated rain showers or 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 June 24 to 8:00 AM June 25, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines