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<<Special Information for the Philippines - #8>>

Typhoon HAGUPIT (T1422/22W/RubyPH) weakened further this evening over central Philippines… The initial intensity is reduced to 140 km/h (75 kts) (10-min)… Due to dry air intrusion and land interaction… HAGUPIT will go on losing strength tomorrow… HAGUPIT is located near Masbate… It should … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY RAMMASUN (T1409/09W) – #05

The alert status is now YELLOW… Gusts in Hong Kong, which are caused by tropical cyclone, have reached 63 km/h (Force 8 or above in the Beaufort Wind Force Scale)… Typhoon RAMMASUN (GLENDA/T1409/09W) is located at about 500 km south of Hong … Continue reading

HAIYAN and the newly-formed 90W…

HAIYAN (T1330/31W) has weakened into a Severe Typhoon… Maximum sustained wind speed around the centre is estimated to be 175 km/h (95 kts) (10-min)… The eye of HAIYAN remains cloud-filled but tightly-curved bands around it are intense… wrapping more than … Continue reading

HAIYAN & 30W…

HAIYAN continues to develop steadily… It’s now a 110 km/h (60 kts) Severe Tropical Storm… Spiral rainbands have deepened during the past 24 hours… Very Intense convection has persisted over the centre to form a small central dense overcast… Cloud top … 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 KROSA (T1329/29W) – #03

The alert status is now YELLOW… There is an elevated risk that Hong Kong will be affected by a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours… KROSA (T1329/29W) maintains its strength while moving west over the South China Sea… It … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY KROSA (T1329/29W) – #02

The alert status is now YELLOW… There is an elevated risk that Hong Kong will be affected by a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours… KROSA (T1329/29W) has strengthened into a Typhoon before making landfall on northeastern part of … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – STS KROSA (T1329/29W) – #01

The alert status is now GREEN… Hong Kong may be affected by a tropical cyclone in the coming future… KROSA (T1329/29W) has strengthened into a Severe Tropical Storm… Curved bands have increased and deepened quite noticeably during the past 24 … Continue reading

29W to hit Luzon as a TS/STS on Thursday…

Tropical Depression 29W (former 96W) (Philippine name VINTA) is moving west near 16N 132E… Its organization is improving slowly… Scattered convection is building and rotating around the centre which is clearly observable in VIS/IR animation… Maximum sustained wind speed near … Continue reading