TYPHOON MITAG (ONYOK) + TROUGH will bring cloudy and breezy conditions with scattered to occasional rain showers and thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP; EXTREME NORTHERN, NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LUZON.
Meanwhile, STS MITAG (ONYOK) becomes a TYPHOON (TY) as it moves away from Extreme Northern Luzon…will exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) late tonight or early Tuesday. At 2:00 PM today, the eye was located about km 295 km NNE of Basco, Batanes (22.9N Lat 123.0E). With maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center and was moving NW @ 22 kph towards the NE Coast of Taiwan. For more details on this system, check out our Tropical Cyclone Page at: https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to mostly cloudy skies with chances of 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.
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines