Tag Archives: VIS

<<Special Information for the Philippines - 2>>

Tropical Storm NOCK-TEN (NinaPH) has intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm…It is moving west-northwest at about 30 km/h under the influence of a well-developed ridge… Satellite animation shows tightly curved bands wrap around the centre of NOCK-TEN… A 21Z microwave … Continue reading

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

Tropical Disturbance 98W (PAGASA Tropical Depression MarcePH) is moving towards Caraga… The overall organization of the low pressure system improved slightly in the early morning… Scattered showers are affecting eastern parts of Mindanao and Visayas… Environmental conditions are favourable for … Continue reading

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

Typhoon HAIMA (T1622/25W/LawinPH) is centred at about 270 km east-southeast of Tuguegarao… The cyclone is moving west-northwest in the direction of the Cagayan Valley… HAIMA is a destructive Typhoon with maximum sustained wind speed of about 220 km/h (120 kts) … Continue reading

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

Typhoon HAIMA (T1622/25W/LawinPH) is centred at about 1560 km east-southeast of Tuguegarao… The cyclone is moving west-northwest over the Philippine Sea… in the general direction of northern Luzon… HAIMA is a dangerous Typhoon… A small but ragged eye… which is … Continue reading

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

Severe Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) is now a Typhoon… The centre of storm is found just north-northeast of Catanduanes… A cloud-filled eye is now observed on VIS imagery… Virac radar reveals SARIKA’s tightly curved inner rainbands… The maximum sustained wind speed near … Continue reading

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

Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) has further strengthened into a Severe Tropical Storm… The circulation centre of SARIKA is found on the eastern portion of the CDO located northeast of Samar Island… Formative spiral bands are developing on the northwest quadrant of SARIKA… The storm appears not … Continue reading

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

Tropical Disturbance 99W  has intensified into a Tropical Depression… PAGASA named it JulianPH… Overall structure of TD 99W is improving… but the low level circulation centre remains partially exposed… Convection is mainly found in the western semicircle…. over the Luzon … Continue reading

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

Tropical Disturbance 99W is consolidating slowly over the Philippine Sea… The circulation remains elongated but there is persistent convection around it… Computer models indicate gradual strengthening in the next 2 to 3 days… A Tropical Depression may form… This low … Continue reading