Thursday, August 06, 2009

TD GONI (JOLINA) - Final Update


for Thursday, 06 August 2009 [7:05 PM PST]

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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Tue August 04 2009):

Ending the 6-hrly advisories (except 12:00 AM) on Tropical Depression GONI (JOLINA).


+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 90 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 65 km/hr
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 35 km/hr


6:00 PM PST (10:00 GMT) Thu 06 August 2009
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2009)

  • GONI (JOLINA) dissipating along Western Guangdong...downgraded into a Tropical Depression...continuing bringing widespread rains & flooding across parts of Southern China.

    *Residents and visitors along Southern China should closely monitor the progress of GONI (JOLINA).

    *Kindly refer to your local warnings & bulletins issued by your country's official weather agency. This advisory is intended for additional information purposes only.

    + Forecast Outlook: GONI is expected to drift WNW or Westward across Western Guangdong tonight and dissipate.

    + Effects: GONI's shrinking circulation (370 km across) continues to affect portions of Western Guangdong (China). Rainfall accumulations of up to 200-400 mm can be expected along its rain bands particularly along Western Guangdong, Leizhou Peninsula and Hainan Island. Residents in low-lying areas & steep slopes must remain alert & seek evacuation for possible life-threatening flash floods, mudslides & landslides due to the anticipated heavy rains brought about by this system. Precautionary measures must be initiated if necessary.

    [Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook, effects, current monsoon intensity, & tropical cyclone watch changes every 6 to 12 hrs!] 
    Time/Date: 6:00 PM PST Thu August 06 2009
    Location of Center: 22.0º N Lat 110.5º E Lon
    Distance 1: 80 km (43 nm) North of Zhanjiang, China
    Distance 2: 380 km (205 nm) West of Hong Kong
    Distance 3: 1,205 km (650 nm) WNW of Basco, Batanes
    MaxWinds (1-min avg):
    55 kph (30 kts) near the center
    Peak Wind Gusts: 75 kph (40 kts)
    Saffir-Simpson Scale: Tropical Storm
    Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0-3 feet [0-0.9 m]
    Central Pressure: 994 millibars (hPa)
    Recent Movement: West @ 11 kph (06 kts)
    General Direction: Western Guangdong
    Size (in Diameter): 335 km (180 nm) / Small/Average
    Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 10 ft (3.0 m)
    Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 2 AM PST Thu Aug 06
    Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: 2 PM Thu Aug 06
    Zoomed Satellite Pic:
    Near Real-Time
    Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop

    >> GONI, meaning: SwanName contributed by: Republic of Korea.



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