TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 98W will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across EASTERN VISAYAS, REST OF MINDANAO, BICOL REGION, CALABARZON, AND METROPOLITAN MANILA.
Meanwhile, the broad TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 98W over Western Micronesia has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR), and was located over the eastern part of the Central Philippine Sea…about 981 km East of Borongan City, Eastern Samar (11.5°N 134.4°E). This LPA will move Northwestward towards the northern part of the Central Philippine Sea. The potential of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours remains LOW (<35% chance).
SOUTHWESTERLIES/WESTERLIES (Southwesterly and Westerly Surface Windflow) will bring partly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) skies, breezy conditions, with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across MIMAROPA, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP, WESTERN & CENTRAL VISAYAS, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, WESTERN AND SOUTHERN MINDANAO.
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.
**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 13 to 8:00 AM July 14, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines