Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Typhoon MATMO (HENRY) Update #009


for Tuesday, 22 July 2014 [2:34 AM PhT]


Issued at: 12:30 AM PhT (16:30 GMT) Tuesday 22 July 2014
Next Update: 6:00 AM PhT (22:00 GMT) Tuesday 22 July 2014

Typhoon MATMO (HENRY) has jogged a little bit to the west-northwest...moving closer to Extreme Northern Luzon particularly Batanes Islands. The potential landfall area of this typhoon shall be over Eastern Taiwan by Wednesday early morning.

The western and southwestern outer rainbands of this typhoon together with the enhanced Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) will continue to bring scattered to widespread rains and thunderstorms across Western and Northern Luzon, and MiMaRoPa today. The threat of flash floods and landslides are likely in hazard-prone areas especially along river banks and mountain slopes of the affected areas during the occurrence of severe thunderstorms. Residents are advised to take necessary precautions.

Residents and visitors along Extreme Northern Luzon, Taiwan, and the Southern Islands of Japan should closely monitor the development of TY Matmo (Henry).

Information based on data collected by WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc. shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. WeatherPhilippines shall not be responsible for the private use and reliance of its weather information.


Below are the regions or places in the Philippines that could be affected by the current tropical cyclone.

NORTHERN CAGAYAN & THE CALAYAN-BABUYAN-BATANES GROUP OF ISLANDS:  Moderate to heavy rains of 30 to 100 mm will be experienced beginning Monday evening until Wednesday afternoon. While, Batanes Group of Islands will have Tropical Storm Force Winds of 65 kph to 90 kph beginning early Tuesday morning until Wednesday morning. Residents living along the hazard-prone areas are advised to seek shelter and take precautionary measures against strong winds, storm surges, flashfloods and landslides.


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

Classification/Name: TY Matmo (Henry)
Location: Over the northern portion of the Philippine Sea (near 18.6N 125.8E)
About: 270 km east-northeast of Santa Ana, Cagayan...or 330 km southeast of Basco, Batanes
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 130 kph near the center...Gustiness: 160 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near and east of the center): 100 to 300 mm [Heavy]
Minimum Central Pressure: 970 millibars (hPa)
Size (in diameter): 720 km (Average)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 110 kilometers from the center
Past Movement: West-Northwest @ 22 kph
Forecast Movement: Northwest @ 24 kph
Towards: Batanes-Taiwan Area
CPA [ETA] to Batanes Group: Tuesday morning [between 8 AM - 2 PM PhT]


TY Matmo (Henry) is expected to move northwest to north-northwest throughout the outlook period...with a decrease in forward speed during the next 48 hours. On the forecast track, the typhoon will continue to move across the northern portion of the Philippine Sea this evening...and will traverse the Bashi Channel on its way to Eastern Taiwan on Tuesday...making landfall over Eastern Taiwan on Wednesday morning. Matmo shall move across the Taiwan Stait on Wednesday afternoon and make another landfall over Southern China, near the city Fuzhou in Fujian Province on Wednesday evening.

Matmo (Henry) will continue to gain strength through the next 24 to 48 hours, and shall weaken thereafter due to its interaction with the mountains of Taiwan. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 10-minute maximum sustained winds increasing to 165 kph by Tuesday evening.

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

TUESDAY EVENING: Strengthens more as it approaches the coast of Eastern Taiwan...about 175 km southeast of Hualien, Taiwan [8PM JUL 22: 22.6N 122.5E @ 165kph].
WEDNESDAY EVENING: Weakens rapidly after making landfall over Fujian Province...about 10 km west of Fuzhou City, China [8PM JUL 23: 26.1N 119.1E @ 130kph].
THURSDAY EVENING: Weakens significantly into a Tropical Storm as it moves inland over Southeastern China...about 365 km west-southwest of Shanghai, China [2AM JUL 24: 30.2N 117.8E @ 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!


Time/Date: 11:00 PM PhT Tue Jul 22, 2014
Location of Center: Near 19.3º N Lat 124.7º E Lon
Distance 1: 335 km ENE of Aparri, Cagayan
Distance 2: 365 km SE of Itbayat, Batanes
Distance 3: 340 km ESE of Calayan Island, Cagayan
Distance 4: 640 km SSE of Hualien, Taiwan
Distance 5: 355 km NE of Tuguegarao City

Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Weather.com.ph











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