Severe Tropical Storm In-fa now started moving West-Northwest as it approach the Southern Ryukyu Islands. As per the 3PM JST analysis of Force Thirteen, the storm is located at 24.6°N 131.3°E with 10-minute maximum sustained winds of 95 kph (50 knots) with minimum central pressure of 983 millibars. Severe TropicalRead More →

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 latestRead More →

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 expectedRead More →

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 highRead More →

In a surprising turn of events, Typhoon Surigae has strengthened much faster than anticipated as it jumped 2 category’s in 12 hours to become the first category 4 typhoon of the 2021 Northern Hemisphere season. Further strengthening is anticipated but there is a large spread in models in what courseRead More →

Niran reaching peak intensity, image courtesy of Jagsko.

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 bearRead More →

Cyclone Niran is currently at 90kts(165km/h) according to Force Thirteen and intensifying off of the Northeast Coast of Australia. Parts of the Australian coast are still experiencing adverse conditions, and Cyclone Warnings were only recently lifted. The JTWC expects a close pass by New Caledonia at an intensity of approximatelyRead More →