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

Tropical Depression 24W intensified into Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) in the evening… Animated IR shows new bursts of convection developing around a defined circulation centre… Formative spiral bands can be found on the northwest quadrant of SARIKA… An upper level … Continue reading

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

Tropical Depression 06W (pre-‪#‎NIDA‬ / ‪#‎CarinaPH‬) is moving north-northwest over the Philippine Sea… It is located at ~230 km away from the coast of eastern ‪#‎Samar‬… TD 06W is trying to consolidate… VIS shows a partially-exposed circulation centre… Deep convection … Continue reading

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

Firstly… We apologize for underestimating the strength of MELOR (T1527/28W/NonaPH)… MELOR is now located at around 920 km ESE of Manila… The storm has intensified noticeably into a Typhoon over the warm Philippine Sea… A small and clear eye can be observed … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TS LINFA (T1510/10W) – #05

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… Typhoon LINFA (T1510/10W/EgayPH) weakened rapidly after making landfall… The storm is located within 100 km … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TY LINFA (T1510/10W) – #04

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… Severe Tropical Storm LINFA (T1510/10W/EgayPH) has intensified into a Typhoon… and it will make landfall … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – STS LINFA (T1510/10W) – #02

The alert status is now GREEN… Hong Kong may be affected by a tropical cyclone in the coming future… Severe Tropical Storm LINFA (T1510/10W/EgayPH) is moving north-northwest slowly over the South China Sea… The overall organization of LINFA improved significantly today… … Continue reading

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

Tropical Depression 10W (EgayPH) intensified further into Tropical Storm LINFA (T1510)… A recent ASCAT pass hinted that the winds around the LLCC of LINFA are near Gale Force threshold… Yet… the organization of the storm remains poor… Its low level circulation centre is nearly … Continue reading

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

Tropical Disturbance 96W has become Tropical Depression 10W (EgayPH)… Earlier SCAT data hinted that wind speeds have reached Strong Force around the LLCC… especially in the southerm semicircle where southwest monsoon prevails… The low level circulation centre of TD 10W … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TS KUJIRA (T1508/08W) – #04

The alert status is YELLOW…  Tropical Storm KUJIRA (T1508/08W) made landfall on Wanning, Hainan, China at around 10:50 UTC / 18:50 HKT… Moderate northeasterly wind shear prevails… preventing convection from building above the low level circulation centre… The initial intensity … Continue reading

ALERT STATUS UPDATE – TS KUJIRA (T1508/08W) – #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… Tropical Storm KUJIRA (T1508/08W) is moving north away from the Paracel Islands… KUJIRA’s convection … Continue reading