Moderate to strong SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) enhanced by TS YAGI (KARDING) affecting the WESTERN SECTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN LUZON, METRO MANILA, CALABARZON, BICOL REGION, MIMAROPA, WESTERN VISAYAS, AND SULU ARCHIPELAGO. Mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with scattered, widespread to occasional rain showers and thunderstorms will occur, becoming more frequent along the western coastal areas of the affected places. The winds will be fresh breeze to near-gale (35 to 60 km/hr), making the seas moderate to very rough (2.5 to 5.5 meters) and dangerous to all sea crafts to navigate on.
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 10 to 8:00 AM Aug 11, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines