TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 98W will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across BICOL REGION, VISAYAS, AND MINDANAO.
Meanwhile, newly-formed TROPICAL DISURBANCE (LPA) 98W was spotted over the southern part of Western Micronesia, outside of PAR or about 1,636 km East of Mati City, Davao Oriental (7.5°N 141.0°E). This LPA is forecast to move west-northwestward towards Yap-Palau Area. The potential of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours is LOW (<35% chance).
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to be clear to mostly cloudy skies with possible isolated rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
*There is no Tropical Disturbance (LPA) or Tropical Cyclone (TC) developing within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) through the next 24 hours.
**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.
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines