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Typhoon2000 (T2K) NEWS (Wednesday Sep 28 2011):
Currently issuing 6-hrly web, email, & android (iTyphoon) updates (except 12:00 Midnight) on NESAT (PEDRING).
NESAT (PEDRING) MAX WIND SPEED PER AGENCY:
+ USA (JTWC/1-min avg): 100 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Philippines (PAGASA/10-min avg): --- km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 105 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 90 km/hr
+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 85 km/hr
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TROPICAL STORM NESAT [PEDRING/20W/1117]
T2K PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER 024
2:00 PM PhT (06:00 GMT) Fri 30 September 2011
Source: T2K Analysis/JTWC TC Warning #028/SatFixes
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2011)
Tropical Storm NESAT (PEDRING) making landfall over Northern Vietnam...likely to dissipate over land within 24 hours.
Residents and visitors along Northern Vietnam & Laos should closely monitor the progress of NESAT (PEDRING).
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
Time/Date: 2:00 PM PhT Fri September 30 2011
Location of Center: 21.0º N Lat 106.6º E Lon
Distance 1: 83 km East of Hanoi, Vietnam
Distance 2: 307 km WNW of Hainan Island
MaxWinds (1-min avg): 100 kph (55 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 130 kph (70 kts)
Present Movement: West @ 22 kph (12 kts)
Towards: Northern Vietnam
24hr Rainfall Accum (near center): 200 mm (VHigh)
Rainrate (near center): 20-25 mm/hr (Moderate)
Minimum Central Pressure: 982 millibars (hPa)
Saffir-Simpson Typhoon Scale: Tropical Storm
Size (in Diameter): 500 km (270 nm) [Large]
Wind Area Distribution (in Knots): Current Wind Profile
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): 18 ft
Possible Storm Surge Height: 1-3 ft [0.3-0.9 m]
Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 2 PM HKT Fri Sep 30
24-HOUR FORECAST OUTLOOK & ANALYSIS*
NESAT (PEDRING) will continue to move generally westward throughout the forecast period. On the forecast track, the core of the storm will pass over/near Hanoi City tonight...dissipating completely into a remnant Low on Saturday afternoon.
Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min. avg) are near 100 km/hr (55 knots) with higher gusts. NESAT is a strong Tropical Storm on the Saffir-Simpson Tropical Cyclone Scale. NESAT will weaken to a Tropical Depression Saturday & dissipate due to the topographical effects of Northern Vietnam.
The following is the summary of the 24-hour forecast outlook on this system:
SATURDAY EARLY MORNING: Continues to traverse Northern Vietnam...decaying over land [2AM OCT 01: 21.1N 105.2E @ 85kph].
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Dissipated along the western portion of Northern Vietnam...just remnant low pressure [2PM OCT 01: 21.2N 103.6E @ 35kph].
*Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 250 km...while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 kph per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.
EFFECTS & HAZARDS SUMMARY
NESAT's (PEDRING) decaying circulation bringing stormy weather across Northern Vietnam. Below is the summary of the storm's parts and its hazards affecting specific areas:
CENTRAL DENSE OVERCAST (CDO) - over the coastal area of Northern Vietnam...possible "Eye" forming underneath the cirrus canopy. Near-Typhoon Conditions w/ Near-Typhoon Force Winds (100-130 kph) will be expected along the CDO. (click here to know more about CDO).
INNER RAINBANDS - spreading and affecting the other portions of Northern Vietnam, Laos, & the coastal areas of SW Guangdong & the Gulf of Tonkin. Tropical Storm Conditions w/ Tropical Storm Force Winds (62-99 kph) will be expected along these bands.
OUTER RAINBANDS - spreading & affecting Hainan Island & Central Vietnam. Tropical Depression Conditions w/ moderate to strong winds (25-61 kph) will be expected along these bands (click here to know more about Rainbands).
24HR TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATION - from 5 up to 150 mm (low to high rainfall) can be expected along areas affected by the outer & inner rainbands (see above)...with isolated amounts of 151 to 200 mm (high) along areas near the center of NESAT (PEDRING). (click to open NOAA's eTRaP graphic).
COASTAL STORM SURGE FLOODING - possible 1-3 ft [0.3-0.9 m] above normal tide levels...accompanied by large and dangerous battering waves can be expected along the coastal and beach front areas of Southwestern Guangdong & Northern Vietnam. Minimal damage is likely on this type of storm surge. Danger from Rip Currents or Rip Tides can be expected along the beach-front areas of Vietnam, Southern China & Western Luzon. (click here to know more about Storm Surge).
Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook, effects-hazards, current monsoon intensity, & tropical cyclone watch changes every 6 to 12 hrs!
External Links for TS NESAT (PEDRING)
View NOAA-CIRA's: Latest Full Wind Analysis
JTWC Latest Tracking Chart: wp2011.gif
Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: Near Real-Time
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 1 Day Ahead
JAXA TRMM Page: Latest Rainrate (in mm/hr)
Zoomed Satellite Pic: NOAA's Near Real-Time
Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop
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