WeatherPhilippines Daily Graphical Satellite Analysis from 3pm Dec 27 until 3pm Dec 28, 2018

TROPICAL DEPRESSION (TD) 35W [USMAN] and its associated TROUGH will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies with light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers or severe thunderstorms across BICOL REGION, VISAYAS AND NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO.

Meanwhile, as of 3:00 PM today, the center of TD 35W (USMAN) was located about 283 km east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (10.8°N Lat 128.3°E Lon), with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and was moving WNW @ 15 kph towards Eastern Visayas.  For more in-depth information regarding this tropical cyclone, kindly visit our WPF StormUpdate Page at:

Cold surge of the NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) together with the TAIL-END OF COLD FRONT (located along Extreme Northern Luzon) will affect LUZON including BICOL REGION, MINDORO, MARINDUQUE, ROMBLON, NORTHERN PANAY, AND THE CALAMIAN GROUP OF ISLANDS.  Mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies, cooler conditions with occasional monsoon rains and thunderstorms will be felt along the abovementioned areas. This will be more frequent along Quezon and Bicol Provinces. Fresh breeze to gale-force winds from 35 to 70 km/hr is expected and the seas around these areas will be moderate to very rough and dangerous to all types of sea vessels.

THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will be clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and possible thunderstorms in some areas.

Stay safe as always! #WeatherAlert #WeatherWiser

gsat_122718Here is the latest daily graphical satellite analysis showing all tropical systems in and around the Philippines and the Western Pacific Basin. This is valid for the next 24 hours.

To view the NOAA IR Animated Loop, kindly click this image.

To view the NOAA IR Animated Loop, kindly click this image.

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 Dec 26 to 8:00 AM Dec 27, 2018)


Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines

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