SOUTHWESTERLIES (SOUTHWESTERLY SURFACE WINDFLOW) is blowing in, as it is being enhanced by the newly developed SURFACE TROUGH stretching across North of Luzon, bringing some cloud cover and periods of occasional to widespread light to at times moderate rain showers or thunderstorm across the BATANES & BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, NORTHERN, WESTERN, CENTRAL & EASTERN LUZON, METROPOLITAN MANILA, SOUTHERN TAGALOG REGION & MIMAROPA including the KALAYAAN ISLAND GROUP (KIG).
Meanwhile, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 90W was almost stationary near 1,188 km. E of Tandag City, Surigao Del Sur (8.8°N Lat 136.9°E Lon) – just E of Yap State. The system is currently at LOW (<35% Chance) of becoming a significant Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours.
Meanwhile, THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to partly cloudy skies, with isolated rain showers or possible thunderstorms developing in the afternoon or evening hours.
**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 May 05 to 8:00 AM May 06, 2019)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines