This article was written by Justine CA. CURRENT CONDITIONS Typhoon In-fa maintained its strength as it barrels towards the Ryukyu Islands. It was last located at 23.4°N 125.7°E or 125 km south of Miyakojima, 155 km southeast of Ishigaki, 430 km east-southeast of Taipei, or 920 km southeast of Shanghai.
Felicia refuses to give up and intensifies even further due to a southward jog. The movement provides a higher sea surface temperature for further intensification. By the Latest Force Thirteen Analysis at 12:00UTC we believe Felicia has intensified into a category 5 hurricane with winds of 165mph. However, the latest
Small-sized Felicia continued rapidly intensifying today and has successfully reached major hurricane status. Currently, it is moving westward and out to sea over the open Eastern Pacific, with winds of 115mph and a pressure of 965mb per our latest analysis. Felicia is near its peak now and weakening is expected
Tropical Storm Elsa is still intensifying under moderate shear, and now as of the latest Force Thirteen analysis, it’s now a 70mph tropical storm with a minimum central pressure of 998mb. Force Thirteen will be running a live coverage on Elsa very soon at 16:00EDT as it’s heading towards Florida.
Choi-Wan (PAGASA: Dante) maintained its tropical storm status as it brought torrential rainfall and flash flooding to the Philippines while it brushed the Visayas and Southern Luzon. Currently, it is a 40mph tropical storm by the latest Force Thirteen analysis and is expected to weaken substantially due to persistently high
Yesterday, Yaas was expected to peak and make landfall as a 70kts category 1 cyclone as high wind shear unfavoured its development, Yaas continues to steadily intensify more than what was originally anticipated. Right now it still has around 12 hours for development before landfall and is already an 85mph
Habana is a fighter that refuses to give up. After substantial weakening to category 1, Habana explodes by at least three categories one more time yesterday. By the latest Force Thirteen estimates Habana is a category 5 cyclone in the SSHWS. Although there is a slight weakening right now due
While Niran is dying off after passing through New Caledonia because of strong wind shear and jet streak interaction, Habana, on the other hand, is holding its category 4 status after unexpectedly exploding from tropical storm to category 4 cyclone in SSHWS in just one day. Currently, it has weakened
The southern hemisphere is currently in a white-hot situation, with cyclones Mirian, 91S, Niran and Habana. In this article, we will focus on cyclone Niran, which now becomes the second category 5 cyclone in 2021, on both Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale and the Australian scale. Niran is expected to bear
Faraji has a very drastic life, with two rapid intensifications and two peaks. The second peak even reached category 5 status! Now Faraji continues to weaken, now to a tropical storm, and is expected to weaken substantially due to increasing wind shear. In this article, we will review the past