SOUTHWESTERLIES (Southwesterly Surface Windflow/Weak Habagat) is bringing mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered to widespread rain showers and thunderstorm across PALAWAN, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG), AND SULU ARCHIPELAGO.
SURFACE TROUGH will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across the WESTERN AND CENTRAL SECTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN LUZON, CALABARZON, NCR, MINDORO, AND VISAYAS.
Meanwhile, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W is now inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), but remains cloudless while just to the north of Republic of Palau…about 1,030 km. E of Surigao City, Surigao Del Norte (near 9.6°N Lat 134.9°E Lon). The system’s chances of becoming a significant Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours remains LOW (<35% chance).
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated 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 May 08 to 8:00 AM May 09, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines