Category Archives: Blue Alert

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

The alert status is now BLUE…  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 … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TS KUJIRA (T1508/08W) – #05

The alert status is now BLUE… No tropical cyclone is expected to affect Hong Kong… Tropical Storm KUJIRA (T1508/08W) has moved into the Gulf of Tonkin… Convection is re-building near the partially exposed circulation centre… The initial intensity of TS KUJIRA is … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TD 14W – #04

The alert status is changed to BLUE… No tropical cyclone is expected to affect Hong Kong… Tropical Depression 14W (former 90W) continues to move northwest towards Hainan and Leizhou Peninsula… The depression is passing more than 350 km southwest of Hong … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY RAMMASUN (T1409/09W) – #08

The alert status is changed to BLUE… RAMMASUN is no longer a threat to Hong Kong… Typhoon RAMMASUN (GLENDA/T1409/09W) continued northwestward and made landfall on Fangchenggang, Guangxi Province of China at 23:10 UTC / 07:10 HKT… The cyclone is now … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TS HAGIBIS (T1407/07W) – #04

The alert status is changed to BLUE… The tropical cyclone no longer threatens Hong Kong… Tropical Storm HAGIBIS (T1407/07W) continues to move north along 116.7E… The storm is passing at about 250 km east of Hong Kong… It will make landfall … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – STS KROSA (T1329/29W) – #08

The alert status is now BLUE… No tropical cyclone is expected to affect Hong Kong… Severe Typhoon KROSA (T1329/29W) continues to weaken… The storm is quasi-stationary at about 210 km south of Hong Kong… Due to the increase in vertical wind … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY WUTIP (T1321/20W) – #05

The alert status is now BLUE… No Tropical Cyclone is expected to threaten Hong Kong… Severe Typhoon WUTIP (T1321/20W) has weakened slightly into a Typhoon… It is moving towards the coast of central Vietnam… WUTIP’s eye is still visible today … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TD USAGI (T1319/17W) – #13

The alert status is changed to BLUE… Gusts in Hong Kong, which are caused by tropical cyclone, have reached 88 km/h (Force 10 or above in the Beaufort Wind Force Scale)… USAGI (T1319/17W) has rapidly weakened into a Tropical Depression overland… … Continue reading