TROUGH and RAINBANDS of TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 97W will bring cloudy skies with scattered to widespread moderate to heavy rains and thunderstorms across NORTHERN AND EASTERN VISAYAS, BICOL REGION, CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LUZON. As of 2:00 PM today, TROPICAL DISTURBANCE (LPA) 97W was located about 176 km ENE of Naga City, Camarines Sur (14.8N 124.3E). The potential of becoming a Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours has increased to HIGH (>65% chance).
Meanwhile, THE REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have mostly cloudy to cloudy skies with the possibility of isolated to scattered rain showers or thunderstorms in some areas especially in the afternoon or evening.
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 September 10 to 8:00 AM September 11, 2017)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines