TROUGH of TROPICAL STORM MITAG (ONYOK) extends across WESTERN LUZON, CENTRAL LUZON, EASTERN LUZON, SOUTHERN TAGALOG including METROPOLITAN MANILA. This will bring some cloud cover and some isolated thunderstorms, while the NORTHEASTERLIES (WEAK AMIHAN) is bringing partly cloudy to cloudy skies, moderate to fresh breeze with passing isolated to scattered rain showers or possible thunderstorms across BATANES and BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP and ILOCOS NORTE.
Meanwhile, Severe Tropical Storm MITAG (ONYOK) maintains intensity. As of 11:00 AM today, the center was located about km 456 km east-southeast of Basco, Batanes (18.9N Lat 126.0E Long). With maximum sustained winds of 95 kph near the center and was moving West-northwestward @ 22 kph towards the North Philippine Sea. For more details on this system, check out our Tropical Cyclone Page at: https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to partly cloudy skies with chances of isolated to scattered 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 Sept 28 to 8:00 AM Sept 29, 2019)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines