EASTERLIES (EASTERLY TRADE WIND) slows down as it continues to affect NORTHERN & EASTERN LUZON and the BICOL REGION bringing partly to mostly cloudy skies with occasional light to moderate rain showers or thunderstorms.
Meanwhile, the TROUGH of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 91W located near 770 km ESE of MATI CITY, DAVAO ORIENTAL is bringing mostly cloudy conditions with light to moderate rain showers or thunderstorms affecting NORTHERN, EASTERN, and SOUTHERN MINDANAO.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly cloudy to overcast skies with 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 January 17 to 8:00 AM January 18, 2018)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines