ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TD LINFA (T1510/10W) – #06

The alert status is now BLUE… 

Radar 2015-07-09 1536Z (from HKO)

Radar 2015-07-09 1536Z (from HKO)

Tropical Storm LINFA (T1510/10W/EgayPH) weakened into a Tropical Depression rapidly…Maximum sustained wind speed near its centre is about 55 km/h (30 kts) (10-min)…

LINFA will continue to weaken and it should dissipate as it travels westward over western Guangdong tomorrow…

TD LINFA has made its closest approach to Hong Kong… It will move away from the territory…

As LINFA weakens rapidly and its wind fields diminish significantly… Sustained Strong Force or Gale Force winds will no longer affect Hong Kong… Yet… squally showers are approaching from the East… Also please stay away from the coast as there may be swells…

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LATEST INFORMATION AT 15:00 UTC / 23:00 HKT:
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Position: 22.7N 113.8E (60 km NW of HK) based on synoptic data and radar, overland,
Maximum sustained winds: 55 km/h gusting 85 km/h (30G45KT),
Minimum SLP: 990 hPa.

24-HR FORECAST FOR 15:00 UTC / 23:00 HKT:
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WEAKENED INTO A LOW PRESSURE AREA.

This is the final alert status update regarding TD LINFA…

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