NORTHEASTERLIES (Northeasterly Surface Windflow/Weak Amihan) still prevails across MIMAROPA, BICOL REGION, much of VISAYAS REGION and MINDANAO, while a STATIONARY FRONT extend across BATANES & BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP bringing some cloudy periods, with passing isolated to scattered rain showers and possible thunderstorms
**For those traversing the inland and exposed sea regions of the country – be aware of abrupt changes in sea conditions in the duration of these persistent wind systems. Sea wave heights may vary from 2.0 m to as much as 4-5.0 m in places.
Meanwhile, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to mostly cloudy (overcast) skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in places.
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 Jan 16 to 8:00 AM Jan 17, 2019)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines