Above: Satellite Image as of 7:30a.m.
Issued At: 5:00 a.m., April 22, 2009
Valid Beginning:5:00 a.m. today until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow
At 2:00 a.m. today, a Shallow Low Pressure Area (SLPA) was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 350 kms West Northwest of Puerto Princesa City (11.0°N 115.5°E)embedded along the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) affecting Luzon and Visayas and Eastern Mindanao.
Luzon and Visayas and Eastern Mindanao will experience mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms becoming cloudy with widespread rains over Northern Luzon which may trigger flashfloods and landslides. The rest of the country will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms mostly in the afternoon or evening.Light to moderate winds blowing from the northeast will prevail over Extreme Northern Luzon and coming from the southwest and southeast over the rest of the country. The coastal waters throughout the archipelago will be slight to moderate.