As of 11:00 AM today, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W [TINO] was located over the southern part of Sulu Sea, about 246 km SE of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan (8.8N 120.7E). Its RAINBANDS together with its TROUGH will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered to widespread light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across MIMAROPA, CENTRAL & WESTEN VISAYAS, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, and MINDANAO. The potential of becoming a Tropical Cyclone within the next 06 to 24 hours remains HIGH (>65% chance).
Meanwhile, EASTERLIES (EASTERLY WINDFLOW) will bring mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with scattered to widespread light to moderate to a times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms across EASTERN LUZON, CALABARZON, METRO MANILA, BICOL REGION, AND EASTERN VISAYAS.
REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with possible isolated rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
**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 November 16 to 8:00 AM November 17, 2017)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines