for Monday, 07 April 2014 [9:10 AM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
Issued at: 6:00 AM PhT (22:00 GMT) Monday 07 April 2014
Next Update: 12:00 PM PhT (04:00 GMT) Monday 07 April 2014
PEIPAH (DOMENG) has slowed down and maintained its strength as it moved generally westward. The potential landfall area of this depression shall be over the northern part of Surigao Del Sur on Wednesday morning, 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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CURRENT CYCLONE INFORMATION
As of 5:00 AM PhT today...2100 GMT...
Location: In the vicinity of the Republic of Palau (near 7.2N 133.8E)
About: 65 km west of Koror, Palau...or 845 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 7 kph
Forecast Movement: West to West-Northwest at 18 kph
Towards: Northeastern Mindanao
3-DAY FORECAST OUTLOOK*
Peipah (Domeng) is expected to continue moving generally westward within the next 24 hours and will turn to west-northwest with decreasing speed through 48 to 72 hours. On the forecast track, the core of TD Peipah will be traversing the South Philippine Sea through Tuesday night...and will make landfall along the northern part of Surigao Del Sur on Wednesday morning.
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 morning. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 1-minute maximum sustained winds increasing to 65 kph on Tuesday morning.
The following is the summary of the 3-day forecast outlook on this system:
TUESDAY MORNING: Re-strengthens into a Tropical Storm (TS) while moving W across the South Philippine Sea...about 415 km ESE of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur [2APM APR 08: 7.4N 130.0E @ 65kph].
WEDNESDAY MORNING: Maintains its strength as it turns to WNW to NW and continues to move across the South Philippine Sea, closer to Surigao Del Sur...about 65 km NE of Hinatuan, Surigao Del Sur [2AM APR 09: 8.9N 126.6E @ 65kph].
THURSDAY MORNING: Weakens into a Tropical Depression after crossing the northern part of Surigao Del Sur...over the Bohol Sea...about 45 km NE of Camiguin Island [2AM APR 10: 9.5N 125.0E @ 55kph].
CYCLONE HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
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!
ADDITIONAL DISTANCES & TECHNICAL INFO
Time/Date: 5:00 AM PhT Mon Apr 07, 2014
Class/Name: TD Peipah (Domeng)
Minimum Central Pressure: 1000 millibars (hPa)
Location of Center: Near 7.2º N Lat 133.8º E Lon
Distance 1: 65 km W of Koror, Palau
Distance 2: 820 km E of Cateel, Davao Oriental
Distance 3: 845 km ESE of Bislig City
Distance 4: 920 km ESE of Siargao Island
Distance 5: 965 km ESE of Surigao City
T2K/WP StormTrack (for Public): GIF
CURRENT TRACKING MAP:
CURRENT NOAA/MTSAT-2 INFRARED (IR) SATELLITE IMAGE:
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