RAINBANDS of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered to widespread light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across CENTRAL AND NORTHERN LUZON including BATANES AND BABUYAN GROUP OF ISLANDS. At 5pm today, LPA 90W was located over land, in the vicinity of Benguet (16.5N 120.6E) and was moving Northward across Northern Luzon. This LPA have a low chance (<35%) of becoming a significant tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) has weakened, and is just a mere SOUTHWESTERLIES (Southwesterly Surface Windflow) – bringing mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across PALAWAN including THE KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP.
Meanwhile, the REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms especially in during 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 Sept 06 to 8:00 AM Sept 07, 2018)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines