NORTHEAST MONSOON (AMIHAN) continues to prevail, bringing partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies, cooler conditions with passing light to moderate rain showers and possible thunderstorms across BATANES and BABUYAN ISLAND GROUP, NORTHERN LUZON & EASTERN LUZON, including METROPOLITAN MANILA. Winds will be fresh breeze to gale force of 35 to 70 kph, making the seas moderate to rough/extremely high seas (2.0 to 7.0 meters) and is treacherous for all types of sea vessels to navigate on.
Meanwhile, NORTHEASTERLIES (WEAK AMIHAN) is affecting SOUTHERN TAGALOG, BICOL REGION, VISAYAS, NORTHERN & EASTERN MINDANAO bringing isolated to scattered light rain shower or thunderstorm.
Further down South in Mindanao, a SURFACE TROUGH extends well into SULU ARCHIPELAGO & BANGSAMORO REGION, bringing the chances of light to moderate rain showers or thunderstorm in the area.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to partly cloudy skies with chances of isolated to scattered rain shower or thunderstorm 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