Enhanced SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) weakens temporarily as SOUTHWESTERLIES/WESTERLIES (Southwesterly and Westerly Surface Windflows) will bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across METRO MANILA, CENTRAL LUZON, WESTERN SECTION OF NORTHERN LUZON, MINDORO, ROMBLON, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, VISAYAS, NORTHERN AND NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO.
Meanwhile, a MONSOON TROUGH will bring partly cloudy yo cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN GROUP OF ISLANDS.
At 12:00 PM today, the center of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 95W was located near the eastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) or about 1,254 km East of Virac, Catanduanes (11.8N 135.6E). This LPA could become a Tropical Depression (TD) within the next 24 to 48 hours, with a MEDIUM chance probability (35-65%).
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will be partly cloudy to cloudy skies with chances of isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
*There are no Tropical Cyclones spotted within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) 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 Sept 09 to 8:00 AM Sept 10, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines