SOUTHWESTERLY AND WESTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW has started to weaken, but will still bring mostly cloudy to cloudy (overcast) conditions with scattered to occasional rain showers and thunderstorms across METRO MANILA, THE WESTERN SECTIONS OF SOUTHERN LUZON, MIMAROPA, WESTERN BICOL, WESTERN VISAYAS, SULU ARCHIPELAGO, KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG), WESTERN AND SOUTHERN MINDANAO. These conditions will be more frequent along the western sections of the abovementioned areas.
Meanwhile, a MONSOON TROUGH (originating from TY KHANUN to LPA 91W) will bring partly to mostly cloudy conditions with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across NORTHERN AND CENTRAL LUZON, EASTERN BICOL, EASTERN VISAYAS, NORTHEASTERN AND EASTERN MINDANAO.
THE REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly to mostly cloudy skies with 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 October 14 to 8:00 AM October 15, 2017)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines