Monday, April 07, 2014

TD PEIPAH (DOMENG) Update #008


for Monday, 07 April 2014 [1:53 AM PhT]


Issued at: 12:00 AM PhT (16:00 GMT) Monday 07 April 2014
Next Update: 6:00 AM PhT (22:00 GMT) Monday 07 April 2014

PEIPAH (DOMENG) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and weakened into a Tropical Depression (TD) - as its circulation encounters unfavorable upper-level winds. The potential landfall area of this depression shall be over Surigao Del Sur on Wednesday evening, April 9.

Residents and visitors along Western Micronesia including the Republic of Palau and the Philippines should closely monitor the development of TD Peipah (Domeng).

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As of 11:00 PM PhT today...1500 GMT...

Location: In the vicinity of the Republic of Palau (near 7.1N 134.3E)
About: 25 km southwest of Koror, Palau...or 890 east-southeast of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur
Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 55 kph near the center...Gustiness: 75 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near and west of the center): 2 to 150 mm [Slight to Heavy]
Size (in diameter): 555 km (Small)
Past Movement: West-Northwest at 20 kph
Forecast Movement: West-Northwest at 15 kph
Towards: Northeastern Mindanao


Peipah (Domeng) is expected to continue moving generally west-northwestward with a gradual decrease in its forward speed throughout the forecast period. On the forecast track, the core of TD Peipah will be traversing the South Philippine Sea through Tuesday evening...and will make landfall along the northern part of Surigao Del Sur on Wednesday evening.

Peipah (Domeng) is expected to slowly regain strength within the next 24 to 48 hours...and shall start to weaken anew upon its landfall on Wednesday evening. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 1-minute maximum sustained winds increasing to 75 kph on Tuesday evening.

The following is the summary of the 3-day forecast outlook on this system:

MONDAY EVENING: Re-strengthens into a Tropical Storm (TS) while moving WNW across the South Philippine Sea...about 495 km E of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur [8PM APR 07: 7.8N 130.8E @ 65kph].
TUESDAY EVENING: Strengthens further as it continues to move across the South Philippine Sea, closer to Surigao Del Sur...about 210 km ENE of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur [8PM APR 08: 8.5N 128.2E @ 75kph].
WEDNESDAY EVENING: Weakens slightly as it makes landfall over the northern part of Surigao Del Sur...about 90 km S of Siargao Island [8PM APR 09: 9.1N 126.1E @ 75kph].


Below are the regions or places in the Philippines with possible or ongoing effects caused by the current tropical cyclone.

EASTERN AND NORTHEASTERN MINDANAO:  Heavy rains of 50 to 100 mm are likely to be experienced beginning Tuesday morning until Friday morning...becoming heavy to extreme rains of more than 100 mm with Tropical Storm Force Winds of not more than 85 kph across the provinces of Surigao Del Norte, Surigao Del Sur and Dinagat including Siargao Island. Residents in these areas are advised to be always on alert and closely monitor the weather situation for possible changes in its forecast.

Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook and hazards summary changes every 6 to 12 hrs!


Time/Date: 11:00 PM PhT Sun Apr 06, 2014
Class/Name: TD Peipah (Domeng)
Minimum Central Pressure: 1000 millibars (hPa)

Location of Center: Near 7.1º N Lat 134.3º E Lon
Distance 1: 25 km SW of Koror, Palau
Distance 2: 865 km ESE of Cateel, Davao Oriental
Distance 3: 890 km ESE of Bislig City
Distance 4: 955 km SE of Siargao Island
Distance 5: 1015 km ESE of Surigao City
T2K/WP StormTrack (for Public): GIF


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