The NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) continues to prevail across BATANES – BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, rest of NORTHERN LUZON & EASTERN LUZON, wherein partly cloudy to cloudy skies, cooler conditions with occasional drizzles, light to widespread moderate rain showers can be expected in the mentioned areas. Fresh breeze to Gale-force winds of 35 to 70 km/hr will blow along these areas, making the sea conditions moderate up to high sea state, and is dangerous to all types of sea vessels to navigate on.
As of 2:00 PM today, Tropical Depression RAMON maintains its northwestward track off the East Philippine Sea and was last seen at about 319 km NE of Virac, Catanduanes (14.3N 127.1E), with maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center. For more info, check out our Tropical Cyclone Page at: https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/. Its broad circulation however, is bringing mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with light to moderate rain showers or thunderstorms across NORTHERN & EASTERN LUZON, BICOL REGION and NORTHERN SAMAR.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies with chances of isolated 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.
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines