Surge of NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) continues to sweep across the country very strongly, bringing partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies, cooler conditions with passing light to at times moderate to heavy rain showers and possible thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, NORTHERN LUZON, CENTRAL & EASTERN LUZON, METROPOLITAN MANILA, BICOL REGION, MIMAROPA, including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG), VISAYAS & NORTHERN MINDANAO. Winds will be fresh to gale-force of 35 to 70 kph, making the seas moderate to very rough/high seas (2 to 7.0 meters) and is treacherous for all types of sea vessels to navigate on.
As of 11:00 AM today, Typhoon KAMMURI was stationary, almost not moving for the last six hours, while churning off the East Philippine Sea. It was last seen near 1,466 km E of Virac, Catanduanes (14.3N 137.8E), with maximum sustained winds of 130 kph near the center. Its TROUGH is bringing cloudiness with scattered to widespread rain showers and thunderstorms across SOUTHERN VISAYAS, and MINDANAO.
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Meanwhile, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to mostly cloudy skies with chances of 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.
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines