The Ridge of High Pressure Area (HPA) remain stationary which extends over EASTERN LUZON bringing very warm temperatures and relatively dry conditions, while a SURFACE TROUGH stretches across Parts of MiMaRoPa, VISAYAS, NORTHERN MINDANAO. This include the NORTHERN KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG).
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have Partly Cloudy skies prevailing and the possibility of isolated rain showers or thunderstorms developing later.
**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 August 17 to 8:00 AM August 18, 2017)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines