A developing TROPICAL DISTURBANCE 96W (LPA) located near 686 km E of BALER, AURORA, and is forecast to move closer to EASTERN LUZON within the next 24-48 hours, bringing partly to mostly cloudy periods with light to at times moderate rain showers or thunderstorms. In the meantime, the SOUTHWEST MONSOON weakens considerably and still continue to affect PALAWAN including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG).
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 23 to 8:00 AM August 24, 2017)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines