On Friday night (US Time, Saturday morning in the eastern hemisphere), Force Thirteen will be revealing its 2019 cyclone forecasts for the northern hemisphere, covering all relevant basins – The North Atlantic, Eastern Pacific, Western Pacific and North Indian Ocean will all have forecasts published live and online during the
Cyclone Idai has developed over the Mozambique Channel in the last 24 hours and threatens to deliver serious issues to Madagascar and Mozambique this week. However, the storm has already proven to be deadly before it even formed, with the precursor disturbance now responsible for 28 deaths and 124 injuries,
Jebi has rapidly intensified for the last 24 hours, and continues to intensify beyond the Category 5 threshold, with satellite estimated winds of 165mph according to F13 SATOPS. The storm is still intensifying at this time and could become even stronger later today. The storm poses a major threat to
Hurricane Lane remains a powerful 150mph storm, and is now within striking distance of the Hawaiian islands. Hurricane Watches have been raised this morning for Hawai’i through to Lana’i and Moloka’i, with Oahu possibly following suit later today or tomorrow. According to some computer models, Lane could still be a
Typhoon Soulik strengthened over the course of today, and is slowly moving towards the west-northwest. In last night’s update, Soulik had just reached Category 2 status, and whilst it has struggled to complete its eyewall, an impressive eye structure has appeared, warranting a further upgrade to Category 3. It remains
Typhoon Jongdari is about to make landfall in central Japan, where Typhoon Warnings are in effect. However, the storm is rapidly weakening as it draws towards the west. The storm is expected to continue weakening and may survive into the East China Sea, but there remains uncertainty over its track.