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Bye FRANCISCO & LEKIMA… Focus on the Tropics…

FRANCISCO has become an extra-tropical system after moving across southern Izu Islands… Maximum gust speed of 105.6 km/h was recorded in Hachijojima this morning… Typhoon LEKIMA is moving northeast at 65 km/h within the upper level westerlies… LEKIMA will become … Continue reading

FRANCISCO & LEKIMA…

FRANCISCO (T1327/26W) has weakened into a Severe Typhoon… The storm failed to maintain its strength… The eye became cloud-filled during the night… Convection warmed rather noticeably… especially in the northern semicircle… Currently… maximum sustained wind speed near the centre is … Continue reading

Autumn monster FRANCISCO…

FRANCISCO (T1327/26W) has already intensified into a Super Typhoon (HK classification)… one day ahead of our forecast… The symmetric central dense overcast deepened significantly with cloud top temperatures falling to below -70 degrees Celsius… The ~20 km wide eye is … Continue reading