SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) has weakened, just SOUTHWESTERLIES (Southwesterly Surface Windflow/Weak Habagat) will prevail across METRO MANILA, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, BICOL REGION, WESTERN VISAYAS, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP, AND SULU ARCHIPELAGO – where breezy conditions with partly to mostly cloudy skies will be expected with passing isolated to scattered rain showers and thundestorms.
Meanwhile, TROUGH of the departed SEVERE TROPICAL STORM TAPAH (NIMFA) will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to cloudy skies with chances of isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
*There are no Tropical Cyclones within the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) through the next 24 hours.
**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 20 to 8:00 AM Sept 21, 2019)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines