TROPICAL STORM (TS) YUTU (ROSITA) downgraded from SEVERE TROPICAL STORM has weakened significantly over unfavorable conditions over the West Philippine Sea. Its TROUGH, however, continues to bring light to at times moderate rain showers or thunderstorms across Western Luzon. As of 5:10 PM today, the eye was located near 329 km WNW of Vigan City, Ilocos Sur (18.4°N 117.4°E) already outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). With this development, the weather should greatly improve across the Luzon including the hard-hit areas of Northern Luzon.
THE REST OF THE COUNTRY will have clear to partly cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and 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 Oct 30 to 8:00 AM Oct 31, 2018)
Created by: Adonis S. Manzan for WeatherPhilippines