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
CONNECTICUT (F13) Typhoon Yutu, or Rosita in the Philippines, has maintained intensity on its final approach to landfall in the Northern Philippines, and is a life threatening situation for a region that has already been ravaged by another powerful typhoon in the near past. As of noon UTC the storm
CONNECTICUT (F13) Typhoon Yutu, or Rosita for the Philippines continues its approach towards Luzon and is a life threatening situation. As of 6pm UTC Yutu remains an extremely dangerous storm with maximum winds of 120mph and a minimum pressure of 944mb, the equivalent to a category three storm, with potential
CONNECTICUT (F13) The Philippines are watching closely as another potentially devastating typhoon approaches their nation. Super Typhoon Yutu continues to move westward and has intensified this morning back to 155mph, and will still be a very powerful typhoon as it nears the archipelago nation. Luzon in particular is keeping a
CONNECTICUT (F13) Yesterday we saw a typhoon of unprecedented strength for the area pass through the Northern Mariana Islands, the strongest one to impact the islands in at least 100 years. We have seen some good news as the northern part of Saipan still has power and is already responding,
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
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.