NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) continues to pick up in intensity, bringing sunny to partly cloudy skies, cool and blustery wind conditions with passing isolated rain showers or thunderstorms across EXTREME NORTHERN, NORTHERN & EASTERN LUZON, SOUTHERN TAGALOG, including the BICOL REGION, NORTHERN, EASTERN & CENTRAL VISAYAS. Winds reaching 35 to 72 kph (Moderate to Gale) / 2.5 to 7.5 meters (Moderate to High); and is deemed Treacherous to all types of sea vessels to navigate on.
Meanwhile, Super Typhoon (STY) YUTU (ROSITA) gradually losing its strength as it continues to threaten the coastline between Northern & Eastern Luzon sometime on Tuesday morning, 30 Oct. 2018. As of 1:10 PM today, the eye was located near 736 km East of Santa Ana, Cagayan (18.0°N 129.1°E). With maximum 10-min. sustained winds of 235 km/hr near the center with higher gusts, as it tracks off Westward @ 18 km/hr over the Southwestern part of the North Philippine Sea. YUTU is still far to directly affect any part of the country as of posting. Watch out for our daily StormWatch Updates at https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to partly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in some areas especially during the afternoon or evening.
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 27 to 8:00 AM Oct 28, 2018)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines