for Monday, 07 April 2014 [3:08 PM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
Issued at: 12:00 PM PhT (04:00 GMT) Monday 07 April 2014
Next Update: 6:00 PM PhT (10:00 GMT) Monday 07 April 2014
PEIPAH (DOMENG) has shifted to the west-southwest during the past six hours while traversing the South Philippine Sea. The potential landfall area of this depression shall be near the border of Surigao del Norte and Surigao Del Sur on Thursday afternoon, April 10.
Residents and visitors along Mindanao and Visayas should closely monitor the development of TD Peipah (Domeng).
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CURRENT CYCLONE INFORMATION
As of 11:00 AM PhT today...0300 GMT...
Location: Over the eastern part of South Philippine Sea (near 7.0N 132.6E)
About: 210 km west-southwest of Koror, Palau...or 705 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 300 mm [Slight to Extreme]
Size (in diameter): 610 km (Small)
Past Movement: West-Southwest at 22 kph
Forecast Movement: West to Northwest at 14 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 northwest with significantly decreasing speed through 48 to 72 hours. On the forecast track, the core of TD Peipah continues traversing the South Philippine Sea through Thursday morning...and will make landfall near the border of Surigao Del Sur and Surigao del Norte on Thursday afternoon.
Peipah (Domeng) is expected to maintain its strength throughout the forecast period. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 1-minute maximum sustained winds remains at 55 kph.
The following is the summary of the 3-day forecast outlook on this system:
TUESDAY MORNING: Remains as a Tropical Depression (TD) while moving west across the South Philippine Sea...about 365 km ESE of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur [8AM APR 08: 7.1N 129.4E @ 55kph].
WEDNESDAY MORNING: Turns to NW across the western part of South Philippine Sea, closer to Surigao Del Sur...about 190 km ESE of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur [8AM APR 09: 8.0N 128.0E @ 55kph].
THURSDAY MORNING: Still a Tropical Depression and continues moving northwest closer to the northern part of Surigao Del Sur...about 140 km SE of Surigao City [8AM APR 10: 9.0N 126.6E @ 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 evening until Friday...becoming heavy to extreme rains of more than 100 mm with Tropical Storm Force Winds of not more than 75 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: 11:00 AM PhT Mon Apr 07, 2014
Class/Name: TD Peipah (Domeng)
Minimum Central Pressure: 1000 millibars (hPa)
Location of Center: Near 7.0º N Lat 132.6º E Lon
Distance 1: 210 km WSW of Koror, Palau
Distance 2: 675 km ESE of Cateel, Davao Oriental
Distance 3: 705 km ESE of Bislig City
Distance 4: 790 km ESE of Siargao Island
Distance 5: 840 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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