NORTHEASTERLIES (Northeasterly Surface Windflow/Weak Amihan) still prevails across CENTRAL & SOUTHERN parts of PALAWAN, much of VISAYAS REGION and MINDANAO, while the warm EASTERLIES (Easterly Trade Wind) from the Tropical Pacific becomes dominant across BATANES & BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, NORTHERN, EASTERN & SOUTHERN LUZON, including the NCR, Rest of MIMAROPA, BICOL REGION, NORTHERN VISAYAS bringing breezy periods with partly to mostly cloudy skies, with passing isolated to scattered rain showers and possible thunderstorms
**For those traversing the inland and exposed sea regions of the country – be aware of abrupt changes in sea conditions in the duration of these persistent wind systems. Sea wave heights may vary from 2.0 m to as much as 4-5.0 m in places.
Meanwhile, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to mostly cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in places.
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 Jan 14 to 8:00 AM Jan 15, 2019)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines