A new surge of the NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) is now affecting LUZON including BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, REST OF MIMAROPA, AND NORTHERN SULU. Clear to generally cloudy skies with cooler conditions and occasional drizzles/light rain showers will be expected especially along the eastern sections. Fresh breeze to near-gale winds of 35 to 55 kph will blow, making the seas moderate to very rough and dangerous to all types of sea vessels.
Warm EASTERLIES (Easterly Surface Windflow) affecting the EASTERN AND CENTRAL VISAYAS, SURIGAO DEL NORTE, DINAGAT AND SIARGAO ISLANDS. Mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with some chances of isolated to scattered rain showers or thunderstorms will be expected across these areas.
Meanwhile, a SURFACE TROUGH will affect THE REST OF MINDANAO including OFFSHORE BANGSAMORO AND SOUTHERN PALAWAN, where mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to have clear skies with partly cloudy and some chances of isolated to scattered rain showers or 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