TROPICAL STORM PRAPIROON (FLORITA) upgraded from WEAK TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) overnight was seen near 837 km East of BASCO, BATANES (19.9N 130.0E) and is developing the SOUTHWESTERLIES (SOUTHWESTERLY SURFACE WIND) bringing partly cloudy to mostly cloudy periods with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across the WESTERN shores of NORTHERN & CENTRAL LUZON including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG).
Although PRAPIROON is well-within the PAR line, it is not expected to affect any land mass in the country.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with 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.
24-Hour Observed Rainfall Accumulation (8:00 AM June 28 to 8:00 AM June 29, 2018)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines