The combined effects of TROPICAL STORM HAITANG (HUANING) and the strong surge of the SOUTHWEST MONSOON (HABAGAT) will bring cloudy skies with occasional light to moderate to at times heavy rains and thunderstorms across BATANES and BABUYAN ISLANDS and WESTERN SECTIONS OF LUZON especially ILOCOS PROVINCES. Strong breeze to strong gale force winds of 40 to 85 km/hr will be expected along the SEABOARDS of EXTREME NORTHERN and WESTERN LUZON including SCARBOROUGH (PANATAG) SHOAL. Sea conditions along these will be rough to very rough and dangerous to sea vessels.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES will have partly sunny to mostly cloudy skies with possible isolated rain showers or thunderstorms in some areasespecially 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.
24-Hour Observed Rainfall Accumulation (8:00 AM July 29 to 8:00 AM July 30, 2017)
Created by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines