NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) continues to affect BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP including the NORTHERN PART OF ILOCOS NORTE. Partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with passing scattered to occasional rain showers and possible thunderstorms will be expected. Fresh Breeze to Near-Gale Force Winds (30-55 km/hr) will blow, making the seas moderate to very rough (2.o to 5.5 meters) and dangerous to all types of sea vessels.
Meanwhile, NORTHEASTERLIES (Northeasterly Surface Windflow) will bring partly to mostly cloudy skies, breezy with passing isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across NORTHEASTERN AND EASTERN LUZON including BICOL REGION AND NORTHERN SAMAR.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to have clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in during the afternoon or evening.
Elsewhere, there are no developing TROPICAL DISTURBANCES (LPAs) across the Western Pacific Ocean, South China and Philippine Seas at this time.
**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 Oct 12 to 8:00 AM Oct 13, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines