TROPICAL STORM HATO (ISANG) continues to move slowly towards BATANES ISLAND GROUP, while its TROUGH now covers the whole of EXTREME and NORTHERN LUZON. This should bring mostly cloudy periods with light to at times moderate to occasionally heavy rains. In the meantime, the SOUTHWESTERLY WINDFLOW is now prevailing across WESTERN and CENTRAL LUZON, PALAWAN including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG) and VISAYAS REGIONS.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have Partly to Mostly cloudy skies 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 20 to 8:00 AM August 21, 2017)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines