TYPHOON LAN (PAOLO) intensified from SEVERE TROPICAL STORM overnight was last seen near 853 km E of VIRAC, CATANDUANES (12.5 N 132.0 E) together with a MONSOON TROUGH and another TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 94W near 180 km NW of PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, PALAWAN (11.0 N 117.7 E) continue to bring wet and windy weather across MIMAROPA, BICOL, VISAYAS and MINDANAO including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG) where widespread moderate to at times heavy rains and thunderstorms can be expected throughout the day. Meantime, the WESTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW prevails across SOUTHERN VISAYAS, MINDANAO, SOUTHERN PALAWAN including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG). The seas will be rough to very rough and is deemed dangerous for medium to heavy sea vessels to navigate on.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have cloud cover overall with the possibility of isolated rain showers or thunderstorms developing later.
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 October 17 to 8:00 AM October 18, 2017)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines