NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) will blow across BATANES-BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, NORTHERN AND EASTERN LUZON including the NORTHERN COASTAL AREAS OF BICOL REGION, wherein mostly cloudy to cloudy skies, cooler conditions with occasional light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms can be expected in the mentioned areas. Fresh to strong breeze of 35 to 50 km/hr will blow along these areas, making the seas moderate to rough, and risky for small and medium-sized sea vessels to navigate on.
Meanwhile, the TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 91W will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across REST OF LUZON including METRO MANILA, BICOL REGION, VISAYAS, AND NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO. At 3:00 PM today, the ill-defined center of LPA 91W was located over the eastern part of the Central Philippine Sea or 1,106 km East of Naga City, Camarines Sur (13.1°N Lat 133.4°E Lon), with maximum sustained winds of 30 km/hr and was moving WSW at 10 km/hr. The potential of becoming a Tropical Cyclone for the next 24 hours is LOW (<35% chance). For more info on the potential Tropical Cyclone, please check out our 24-hr. StormWatches at: https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to cloudy skies with chances of 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.
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines