TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 98W will continue to bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across MIMAROPA, SOUTHERN BICOL, VISAYAS including SULU ARCHIPELAGO, AND MINDANAO.
Meanwhile, the broad TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 98W outside of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) was located in the vicinity of Yap State in Western Micronesia, about 1,481 km East of Surigao City, Surigao Del Norte (9.8°N 139.0°E). This LPA will move slowly west-northwestward towards the easternmost part of the Philippine Sea. The potential of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours remains 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.
24-Hour Observed Rainfall Accumulation (8:00 AM July 12 to 8:00 AM July 13, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines