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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Fri July 23 2010):
Currently issuing 6-hrly web advisiories (except 12 AM HKT) on TS CHANTHU (CALOY).
CHANTHU (CALOY) MAX WIND SPEED PER AGENCY:
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 65 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 70 km/hr
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 95 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 65 kph
TROPICAL STORM CHANTHU [CALOY/04W/1003]
T2K EMAIL ADVISORY NUMBER 015
6:00 AM PhT (22:00 GMT) Fri 23 July 2010
Source: T2K Analysis/JTWC Fix
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2010)
*Residents and visitors along Guangxi & Western Guangdong should closely monitor the progress of CHANTHU.
*Do not use this for life or death decision. This advisory is intended for additional information purposes only. Kindly refer to your country's official weather agency for local warnings, advisories & bulletins.
Current Storm Information + Forecast Outlook: CHANTHU is expected to continue to dissipate along Guangxi Province today. Complete dissipation expected later today. Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, so a turn to the left or right of its future track and other possibilities must be considered.
Time/Date: 6:00 AM PhT Fri Jul 23 2010
Location of Center: 23.0º N Lat 108.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 280 km (150 nm) NW of Zhanjiang, China
Distance 2: 355 km (190 nm) NE of Hanoi, Vietnam
Distance 3: 520 km (280 nm) WNW of Macau
Distance 4: 590 km (320 nm) WNW of Hong Kong
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 65 kph (35 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 85 kph (45 kts)
6-hr Rain Amounts (near the center): 230 mm [Heavy]
Minimum Central Pressure: 997 millibars (hPa)
Saffir-Simpson Typhoon Scale: Tropical Storm
Present Movement: NW @ 22 kph (12 kts)
Towards: Guangxi Province (China)
Size (in Diameter): 295 km (160 nm) / Small
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): N/A
Coastal Storm Surge Height: 0 feet [0 m]
Latest JMA Track (for Public): 5 AM PhT Fri Jul 23
+ Forecast Outlook: CHANTHU is expected to continue to dissipate along Guangxi Province today. Complete dissipation expected later today. Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, so a turn to the left or right of its future track and other possibilities must be considered.
+ Effects & Hazards: CHANTHU's dissipating circulation will continue to bring moderate to strong winds of up to 70 kph w/ light to moderate rainfall along Guangxi Province. Heavy rains w/ light to moderate winds not more than 40 kph can be expected across portions of Western Guangdong, especially along the coast due to the SW moisture enhanced by this storm. Click here to view the latest NOAA-CIRA's Wind Analysis. 6-hr total rainfall amounts of 5 up to 100 mm (light to moderate rain) can be expected along the outer and inner rainbands...
+ Current ITCZ Intensity: STRONG >> Mostly cloudy skies with scattered to widespread rains w/ strong thunderstorms can be expected along the following affected areas: REST OF THE PHILIPPINES. Possible landslides, mudslides, mudflows (lahars) and life-threatening flash floods are likely to occur along steep mountain/volcanic slopes, river banks, low-lying & flood-prone areas of the affected areas.
[Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook, effects, current monsoon intensity, & tropical cyclone watch changes every 6 to 12 hrs!]
External Links for TS CHANTHU (CALOY)
View NOAA-CIRA's Latest Wind Analysis
JTWC Latest Tracking Chart: wp0410.gif
Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: Near Real-Time
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 24 hrs Ahead
NASA-JAXA TMI Page: Latest Rainrate 01
EORC-JAXA TRMM Page: Latest Rainrate 02
Zoomed Satellite Pic: NOAA's Near Real-Time
Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop
>> CHANTHU, meaning: A kind of flower. Name contributed by: Cambodia.
> Image source: NOAA SATELLITE CENTER
RECENT WUNDERGROUND SATELLITE ANIMATION:
> Image source: Wunderground.
> Image source: NOAA Satellite & Information Service (http://www.ssd.
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