The Cold Surge of NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) is sweeping across the country, bringing partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies, cooler conditions with passing light to at times extreme rain showers and possible thunderstorms across BATANES AND BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, NORTHERN LUZON, CENTRAL & EASTERN LUZON, METROPOLITAN MANILA, MIMAROPA, including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG) & NORTHERN VISAYAS. Winds will be fresh to strong gale of 35 to 104 kph, making the seas moderate to rough/extremely high seas (2.0 to 16.0 meters) and is treacherous for all types of sea vessels to navigate on.
As of 11:00 AM today, Typhoon KAMMURI is about to make landfall near Naujan – Pinamalayan coast in Oriental Mindoro as it weakens further due to land interaction with the mountainous region of Northern Mindoro. It will continue to track West-northwestward with speeds of 18 km/hr towards Lubang Island in the coming hours. It was last seen near 161 km SSE of Metropolitan Manila (13.1N 121.4E), with maximum sustained winds of 165 kph near the center. It will move into the open waters of the West Philippine Sea early morning of Wednesday with gradual weakening trend. Stay on alert as the Typhoon traverses Mindoro until it will come to pass.
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Meanwhile, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have partly cloudy 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