Monday, April 02, 2012

TD PAKHAR [02W] - Final Update


for Monday, 02 April 2012 [12:32 PM PhT]

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Currently issuing 6-hrly web, email, & iTyphoon app updates (except 12:00 Midnight) on PAKHAR (02W).


+ USA (FWC-N/10-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Japan (JMA/10-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Philippines (PAGASA/10-min avg): -- km/hr
+ Beijing (NMC/2-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Taiwan (CWB/10-min avg): 55 km/hr
+ Korea (KMA/10-min avg): 55 km/hr

+ Hong Kong (HKO/10-min avg): 65 km/hr
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11:00 AM PhT (03:00 GMT) Mon 02 Apr 2012
Source: T2K Analysis/SatFixes
View: Advisory Archives (2004-2011)
PAKHAR (02W) downgraded to a Tropical Depression...currently dissipating over Cambodia. Decaying rainbands continues to spread across parts of Eastern & Southern Vietnam & Cambodia.

*This is the last and final advisory on PAKHAR.

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.


Time/Date: 11:00 AM PhT Mon April 02 2012
Location of Center: 13.0º N Lat 106.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 233 km NE of Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Distance 2: 246 km North of Ho Chi Minh City
Distance 3: 305 km WNW of Nha Trang, Vietnam
MaxWinds (10-min avg): 55 kph (30 kts) near the center
Peak Wind Gusts: 75 kph (40 kts)
Present Movement: North @ 19 kph (10 kts)
Towards: Cambodia
NOAA 12-18hr Rainfall Accum (near center): 85 mm (Medium)
TRMM Rainrate (near center): 5-30 mm/hr (Light-Mod-Heavy)
Minimum Central Pressure: 1004 millibars (hPa)
Saffir-Simpson Typhoon Scale: Tropical Depression
Size (in Diameter): 260 km (140 nm) [Small]
Wind Area Distribution (in Knots): Current Wind Profile
Max Sea Wave Height (near center): -- ft
Possible Storm Surge Height: 0 ft [0 m]
Wunder TrackMap (for Public): 2 AM PhT Mon Apr 02


Below is the summary of the storm's parts and its hazards affecting specific areas:

DECAYING RAINBANDS - affecting & spreading across Eastern & Southern Vietnam & Cambodia. Cloudy/Rainy Conditions w/ moderate to strong winds (<62 kph) will be expected along these bands today (click here to know more about Rainbands).
12-18HR TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATION - from 5 up to 49 mm (low to medium rainfall) can be expected along areas affected by the outer & inner rainbands (see above)...with isolated amounts of 50 to 85 mm (medium) along areas near the center of PAKHAR (02W). (click to open NOAA's eTRaP graphic).

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 TD PAKHAR (02W)

View NOAA-CIRA's: Latest Full Wind Analysis
JTWC Latest Tracking Chart: wp0212.gif
Multi-Agency Forecast TrackMap: Near Real-Time
TSR Wind Probabilities: Current to 1 day Ahead
JAXA TRMM Page: Latest Rainrate (in mm/hr)
NASA TRMM Page: PAKHAR's Rainrate Archives (in mm/hr)
Zoomed Satellite Pic: NOAA's Near Real-Time
Wunderground Animation: 6-12 hr. GIF Loop



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