Monthly Archives: October 2012

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY SON-TINH (T1223/24W) – #04

The alert status is changed back to BLUE… No tropical cyclone is expected to affect Hong Kong… SON-TINH (T1223/24W) has started its weakening cycle as it gained latitude over the Gulf of Tonkin… The storm attained a maximum intensity of 165 … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY SON-TINH (T1223/24W) – #03

The alert status is GREEN… Hong Kong may be affected by a tropical cyclone in the coming future… Strong winds may affect us due to large pressure gradient… SON-TINH (T1223/24W) has intensified into a 130 km/h (70 kts) Typhoon… An IR … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – STS SON-TINH (T1223/24W) – #02

The alert status is GREEN… Hong Kong may be affected by a tropical cyclone in the coming future… Strong winds may affect us due to large pressure gradient… TS SON-TINH (T1223/24W) has intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm… The moving speed … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TS SON-TINH (T1223/24W) – #01

The alert status is GREEN… Hong Kong may be affected by a tropical cyclone in the coming future… Strong winds may affect us due to large pressure gradient… TS SON-TINH (T1223/24W) is entering the South China Sea… VIS animation shows the centre … Continue reading

TS SON-TINH over Visayas… Strong Force winds in HK occasionally later this week…

Tropical Depression 24W (92W) has strengthened into a 65 km/h (35 kts) Tropical Storm before moving into Visayas… It was named SON-TINH… the 23rd storm of the year… Convection around the storm centre has increased significantly… Some strong rainbands are also affecting … Continue reading

Thank You~

Thank everyone for stopping by… Visits from 93 countries recorded since June 🙂 Northernmost: Tromso, Norway (69°40′58″N) Southernmost: Hobart, Australia (42°52′50″S) Easternmost: Suva, Fiji (178.4419°E) Westernmost: Honolulu, US (157°49′34″W)

92W intensified into a TD… crossing South China Sea this week…

92W has strengthened into a Tropical Depression over the seas east of Mindanao… Satellite animation shows fragmented convection rotating around a centre near 9N 128E… The low level circulation remains a bit elongated… ASCAT imagery reveals stronger winds in the northeastern … Continue reading

92W becoming a TD… 93W formed S of Vietnam…

Tropical Disturbance 92W continues to strengthen… Scattered convective curved bands are rotating around an elongated low level centre… Its organization has improved notably during the past 24 hours… CIMSS analysis shows an upper level divergence source over 92W… Vertical wind shear is … Continue reading