TROPICAL STORM PAKHAR crossed Luzon overnight dumping torrential rains, and has re-emerged over Luzon Sea this morning. It was last seen near 153 km NW of VIGAN, ILOCOS SUR, and is forecast to move away from the PAR line within the coming hours, bringing along with it gale-force winds and mostly cloudy periods with moderate to at times torrential rains or thunderstorms over WESTERN LUZON. In the meantime, the SOUTHWEST MONSOON prevails just to the South of PAKHAR affecting MiMaRoPa and WESTERN LUZON.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have Partly to Mostly cloudy skies and the possibility of isolated rain showers or thunderstorms developing later.
**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 August 25 to 8:00 AM August 26, 2017)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines