TROUGH of TYPHOON KONG-REY (QUEENIE) is extending over NORTHERN LUZON, bringing partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies (overcast) with light to at times moderate rain showers and thunderstorms through tomorrow. Meanwhile, at 12:20 PM today, the center of QUEENIE was seen near 640 km NE of Basco, Batanes (23.9°N Lat 127.0°E Lon), with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/hr with higher gusts reaching 150 km/hr. It was accelerating N’ward @ 22 km/hr towards the edge of the North Philippine Sea.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will be clear to partly cloudy with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially in during 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 Oct 03 to 8:00 AM Oct 04, 2018)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines