NORTHERLIES (Northerly Surface Windflow) will bring sunny to mostly cloudy skies, fresh breeze with passing isolated rain showers or thunderstorms across NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO, EASTERN VISAYAS, BICOL REGION, AND EASTERN LUZON.
Meanwhile, Super Typhoon (STY) YUTU (31W) has weakened slightly as it moves farther away from the Northern Mariana Islands. As of 2:00 PM today, the eye was located about 2,249 km East of Luzon or 867 km East of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). With maximum 10-min. sustained winds of 240 km/hr near the center and was moving Westward @ 19 km/hr and is forecast to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Saturday morning (Oct 27). YUTU is still too far to directly affect any part of the country and is still uncertain if it will affect the Philippine landmass. Watch out for our StormWatch Updates at https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to have clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in during 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 Oct 24 to 8:00 AM Oct 25, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines