Monthly Archives: October 2013

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY KROSA (T1329/29W) – #02

The alert status is now YELLOW… There is an elevated risk that Hong Kong will be affected by a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours… KROSA (T1329/29W) has strengthened into a Typhoon before making landfall on northeastern part of … Continue reading

[Quick Update] KROSA intensified into a TY…

A short update… KROSA (T1329/29W) has strengthened into a 120 km/h (65 kts) Typhoon… It will hit the northeastern part of Cagayan Province, Philippines in the evening… The storm will exit Luzon and enter the South China Sea tomorrow… Winds … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – STS KROSA (T1329/29W) – #01

The alert status is now GREEN… Hong Kong may be affected by a tropical cyclone in the coming future… KROSA (T1329/29W) has strengthened into a Severe Tropical Storm… Curved bands have increased and deepened quite noticeably during the past 24 … Continue reading

KROSA to land Luzon tomorrow…

Tropical Storm KROSA (T1329/29W) (Philippine name VINTA) intensifies as it approaches the Philippines… VIS and IR animations show KROSA’s curved bands continue to build and wrap tighter around the defined centre… At 03 UTC / 11 HKT… Convection wrapped 0.70 … Continue reading

29W to hit Luzon as a TS/STS on Thursday…

Tropical Depression 29W (former 96W) (Philippine name VINTA) is moving west near 16N 132E… Its organization is improving slowly… Scattered convection is building and rotating around the centre which is clearly observable in VIS/IR animation… Maximum sustained wind speed near … Continue reading