A SURFACE TROUGH is affecting the WESTERN SECTIONS of LUZON, VISAYAS and NORTH-CENTRAL MINDANAO bringing mostly cloudy periods with light to at times moderate rains and thunderstorms over the area.
Meantime, the SOUTHWESTERLY WINDFLOW is now underway over the West Philippine Sea bringing with it some fresh breeze and passing thundery showers off KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG).
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have some cloud cover and the possibility of isolated rain showers or thunderstorms particularly in the afternoon or late evening hours.
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 May 22 to 8:00 AM May 23, 2017)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines