TROUGH associated with the newly-formed Tropical Storm NANMADOL (EMONG) will bring partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP.
SURFACE TROUGH affecting VISAYAS, MINDANAO and MiMaRoPa where mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered to widespread rain showers and thunderstorms will be expected.
THE REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms especially during the afternoon or evening in some areas.
Meanwhile, LPA (99W) has rapidly developed into a Tropical Cyclone and has reached Tropical Storm classification. It is now known internationally as NANMADOL with local name “EMONG.” The storm was located about 478 km East-Northeast of Basco, Batanes (21.2N 126.5E) with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center, and was moving Northwest @ 36 kph towards Yaeyama Island Chain. This storm is not a threat to the Philippines and is likely to exit the PAR on Monday or Tuesday.
**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.
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines