for Tuesday, 08 April 2014 [7:41 PM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
Issued at: 6:00 PM PhT (10:00 GMT) Tuesday 08 April 2014
Next Update: 12:00 AM PhT (16:00 GMT) Wednesday 09 April 2014
Tropical Depression PEIPAH (DOMENG) has moved northwestward during the past 6 hours and intensified while trying to reorganize over the South Philippine Sea. This depression may pose a threat to Eastern Visayas this weekend.
Residents and visitors along Mindanao, Visayas and Bicol Region should closely monitor the development of TD Peipah (Domeng).
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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: Moderate to Heavy rains of 30 to 50 mm are likely to occur beginning Wednesday morning until Friday morning. Residents in these areas are advised to be always on alert and closely monitor the weather situation for possible changes in its forecast.
CURRENT CYCLONE INFORMATION
As of 5:00 PM PhT today...0900 GMT.
Location: Over the central part of South Philippine Sea (near 8.3N 130.6E)
About: 455 km east-northeast of Cateel, Davao Oriental...or 615 km southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar
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 500 mm [Slight to Extreme]
Size (in diameter): 610 km (Small)
Past Movement: Northwest at 19 kph
Forecast Movement: Northwest to West-Northwest at 07 kph
Towards: Eastern Visayas
3-DAY FORECAST OUTLOOK*
Peipah (Domeng) is expected to continue moving very slowly towards the northwest within the next 24 hours...bending to the west-northwest throughout the forecast period. On the forecast track, the weak core of TD Peipah will continue to move over the South Philippine Sea on Wednesday...and over the East Philippine Sea through Friday afternoon.
Peipah (Domeng) is expected to re-strengthen throughout the forecast period...and could regain Tropical Storm (TS) classification. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 1-minute maximum sustained winds increasing back to 65 kph on Wednesday morning...and to 75 kph on Friday.
The following is the summary of the 3-day forecast outlook on this system:
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON: Becomes a TS anew while moving NW-ward across the South Philippine Sea...about 400 km ESE of Siargao Island [2PM APR 09: 9.2N 129.7E @ 65kph].
THURSDAY AFTERNOON: Maintains its strengrh as it bends more to the WNW while moving into the East Philippine Sea...about 285 km E of Siargao Island [2PM APR 10: 9.9N 128.7E @ 65kph].
FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Intensifies further as it moves closer to the coast of Eastern Samar...about 210 km ESE of Guiuan, Eastern Samar [2PM APR 11: 10.4N 127.5E @ 75kph].
*Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track has an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively...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.
Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above hazards summary and forecast outlook changes every 6 to 12 hrs!
ADDITIONAL DISTANCES & TECHNICAL INFO
Time/Date: 5:00 PM PhT Tue Apr 08, 2014
Class/Name: TD Peipah (Domeng)
Minimum Central Pressure: 1000 millibars (hPa)
Location of Center: Near 8.3º N Lat 130.6º E Lon
Distance 1: 455 km ENE of Cateel, Davao Oriental
Distance 2: 475 km E of Bislig City
Distance 3: 525 km SE of Siargao Island
Distance 4: 585 km ESE of Surigao City
Distance 5: 615 km SE of Guiuan, Eastern Samar
T2K/WP StormTrack (for Public): GIF
CURRENT TRACKING MAP:
CURRENT NOAA/MTSAT-2 INFRARED (IR) SATELLITE IMAGE:
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