NORTHEASTERLIES (NORTHEASTERLY TRADE WINDS) will continue to bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered light to at times moderate rain showers or thunderstorms across EXTREME NORTHERN AND EASTERN LUZON, BICOL REGION AND NORTHERN SAMAR – becoming more frequent along the eastern coastal areas of the mentioned areas.
Meanwhile, TYPHOON JELAWAT (CALOY) upgraded from SEVERE TROPICAL STORM overnight was last seen near 1,683 km East of CASIGURAN, AURORA (16.0N, 137.8E), with maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center. It was moving slowly Northeastward @ 11 kph, into the open waters of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. This cyclone remains a non-threat to the Philippine Islands.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have clear to partly cloudy skies with the possibility of isolated rain showers or thunderstorms developing in places.
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 Mar 29 to 8:00 AM Mar 30, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines