The EASTERLIES (EASTERLY TRADE WINDS) has slightly weakened as it continues to affect the EASTERN and CENTRAL portions of VISAYAS and MINDANAO bringing light to moderate rains and thunderstorms over the aforementioned areas.
Meanwhile, the SURFACE TROUGH still persists well-within the WEST PHILIPPINE SEA and is expected to bring partly to mostly cloudy conditions with isolated to light scattered rain showers and thunderstorms over KALAYAAN IS. GROUP (KIG), and SOUTHERN PALAWAN.
The REST OF THE PHILIPPINES stays fine and dry with some cloud cover and the possibility of isolated rain showers or thunderstorms in the afternoon or late evening hours.
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.