Tag Archives: IR

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

Tropical Storm NOCK-TEN (NinaPH)… the last storm in 2016… is moving towards the Philippines… TS NOCK-TEN is now consolidating steadily near Yap… Maximum sustained wind speed near its centre is around 85 km/h (45 kts)… NOCK-TEN will intensify and move west-northwest … Continue reading

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

Tropical Disturbance 98W (PAGASA Tropical Depression MarcePH) has strengthened into Tropical Depression 29W over southern Philippines… It is located at the vicinity of Leyte… Increasing… but still disorganzied… convection is found near the low level circulation centre of TD 29W… … Continue reading

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

Typhoon HAIMA (T1622/25W/LawinPH) is showing signs of weakening… The storm is located east of Palanan Bay… or about 140 km east-southeast of Tuguegarao… moving west-northwest in the direction of the Cagayan Valley… HAIMA is still a destructive Typhoon… with maximum sustained … Continue reading

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

Severe Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) is moving west slowly… edging closer to Catanduanes… The CDO of SARIKA expanded and deepened noticeably in the past 3 hours… Outer rainbands are already affecting parts of Samar and Catanduanes… Obviously SARIKA is intensifying… The … Continue reading

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

Typhoon MERANTI (T1614/16W/FerdiePH) is passing N of Batan Island… Itbayat Island is in MERANTI’s eye now…   At midnight local time… Basco Radar reported SLP of 935.4 hPa… North-northwesterly winds reached 144 km/h (40 m/s)…   MERANTI continued to gain … Continue reading

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

Typhoon MELOR (T1527/28W/NonaPH) made landfall on Sorsogon in the late afternoon… The storm is now centred near northern Ticao… Spiral ranbands around the eyewall remain intense but the eye is becoming cloud-filled gradually…  Maximum sustained wind speed near the centre is … Continue reading