Warm EASTERLIES (Easterly Surface Windflow) has prevailed as it is being enhanced by TROPICAL DEPRESSION 33W (SAMUEL) bringing partly to mostly cloudy skies with passing occasional rain showers and possible thunderstorms across NORTHERN LUZON, EASTERN & SOUTHERN LUZON, BICOL REGION, NORTHERN PALAWAN and VISAYAS.
At 2:40 PM today, TROPICAL DEPRESSION 33W (SAMUEL) was seen near 76 km NE of Agutaya Island, Palawan (11.6°N Lat 121.5°E Lon). For the complete details on this cyclone, check out our Tropical Cyclone Update at this page: https://weatherph.org/category/newsroom/tropical-cyclone-update/
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will continue to have clear to mostly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms developing later.
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 Nov 20 to 8:00 AM Nov 21, 2018)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines