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91W moving west-northwest…

Tropical Disturbance 91W situated within a trough running from Mindanao to around EQ 150E has become better organized over the past 24 hours… Although its low level circulation remains elongated and ill-defined… convective activities are increasing steadily… Vertical wind shear … Continue reading

SuTY FRANCISCO & Disturbance 95W…

Super Typhoon FRANCISCO (T1327/26W) has weakened slightly during the past 24 hours… Microwave imagery taken a few hours ago showed well-developed tightly curved bands in the western semicircle… The cyclone is symmetric and intense but the eye is becoming ragged, … Continue reading

TS DANAS heading to Okinawa…

Tropical Storm DANAS (T1324/23W) is moving west-northwest away from the Marianas… VIS animation shows spiral rainbands wrapping tightly around the low level circulation centre… Convective cells strengthen over the centre to form a central dense overcast… SCAT data revealed much … Continue reading

KONG-REY and 92W both moving poleward… 93W and 94W formed…

KONG-REY (T1315/14W) has intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm… Overall structure of the storm has improved… The centre is no longer exposed although major convection is still located in the southwestern quadrant due to moderate northeasterly shear of about 20 … Continue reading