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.
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 Tropical
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
The first tropical storm of the 2021 North Indian Ocean cyclone season forms today in the form of tropical storm 01A, it currently has 1-minute sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph) and a central pressure of 993 Mb based on Force Thirteen’s analysis. While The India Meteorological Departement currently
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 course
Formation In mid-December, after a country-wide cold wave, the NCEP-Global Forecast System (GFS) became increasingly aggressive towards the formation of an equator facing trough off of the polar vortex in Siberia. The forecast called for the trough moving southwest and turning poleward, creating a massive cooldown across China right
Two low-pressure areas are now being monitored by the Philippines’ meteorological agency, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), and models are hinting for a rainy week ahead to the first day of the year 2021. According to PAGASA, the first low-pressure area is seen at 14.8 degrees