Weak to Moderate SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) enhanced by LPA 96W & TS YAGI (KARDING) continues to affect the WESTERN SECTIONS OF CENTRAL LUZON, METROPOLITAN MANILA, CALABARZON; MIMAROPA; NORTHERN VISAYAS; including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG). 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 55 km/hr), making the seas moderate to very rough (2.5 to 5.5 meters) and dangerous to all sea crafts to navigate on.
Meanwhile, the MONSOON TROUGH is oscillating across BATANES GROUP OF ISLANDS, 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 08 to 8:00 AM Aug 09, 2018)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines