Monthly Archives: December 2014

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #7>>

Tropical Depression JANGMI (SeniangPH/T1423/23W) cannot withstand the high vertical wind shear…  Its low level circulation centre is fully exposed… Limited convection is found over the western semicircle…  The current intensity is reduced to 45 km/h (25 kts)… JANGMI is moving southwest over Sulu … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #6>>

JANGMI (SeniangPH/T1423/23W) has weakened into a Tropical Depression over the Sulu Sea… The centre remains fully exposed in a bad environment with strong southeasterly vertical wind shear…  The current intensity is reduced to at 55 km/h (30 kts)… The weak circulation is moving west-southwest / southwest… TD … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #5>>

The structure of Tropical Storm JANGMI (SeniangPH/T1423/23W) worsened further in the evening… The centre is exposed as convection is sheared to the northwest by strong vertical wind shear…  The current intensity is kept at 65 km/h (35 kts) but it may be over-estimated… JTWC … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #4>>

The ill-defined centre of Tropical Storm JANGMI (SeniangPH/T1423/23W) is located on or near Negros Island… The structure of the storm is distorted by land interaction and moderate wind shear… The current intensity is kept at 65 km/h (35 kts)… Major convection is found in the … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #3>>

Tropical Storm JANGMI (SeniangPH/T1423/23W) crossed northeastern Mindanao during daytime and it is now located in the vicinity of Bohol Island… The current intensity is estimated to be around 65 km/h (35 kts)… Radar images show heavy rain and strong winds affecting Cebu … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #2>>

Tropical Depression 23W (SeniangPH) continues to move closer to Mindanao… Little change in strength was observed in the evening… The current intensity is estimated to be around 55 km/h (30 kts)… The cyclone is forecast to move west onto Caraga Region of Mindanao … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #1>>

Tropical Depression 23W (SeniangPH/former 99W) is moving west / west-northwest towards Mindanao steadily… Convection is building around the previously exposed low level circulation centre… Curved bands wrap about .30 on log10 spiral at this moment… TD 23W may be able … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #12>>

Tropical Storm HAGUPIT (T1422/22W/RubyPH) made landfall on Laiya, Batangas in the evening… It is now moving westward overland… The current intensity is estimated to be about 75 km/h (40 kts) (10-min)… [PAGASA 65 km/h; JMA 85 km/h; JTWC 1-min 85 km/h] Spiral … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #11>>

Severe Tropical Storm HAGUPIT (T1422/22W/RubyPH) has weakened further into a Tropical Storm… The initial intensity is estimated to be around 85 km/h (45 kts) (10-min) according to PAGASA…  HAGUPIT will move onto Batangas Province shortly… HAGUPIT will continue to lose strength due to … Continue reading