Monthly Archives: December 2012

93W named WUKONG…

Merry Christmas to you all… Tropical Disturbance 93W has strengthened into a Tropical Depression… named WUKONG (T1225) by JMA… The Depression is located in a region of low vertical wind shear… Good divergent flow over the system supports convective development … Continue reading

93W to affect the Philippines…

A Tropical Disturbance… 93W… is spinning up over the Philippine Sea near 10N 131E… Convective activities are enhanced by the divergent flow over the disturbance… Further intensification appears likely as the system moves westward into the Philippines… Yet… Severe vertical shear is observed … Continue reading

BOPHA threatens western Luzon…

We’re back… Severe Typhoon BOPHA (T1224/26W) is located near 17N 117E… over the central part of the South China Sea… The storm re-intensified yesterday as it moved away from the Philippines… Persistent ventilation to the northeast assisted the recent intensification… Westerly … Continue reading