for Tuesday, 05 August 2014 [7:28 PM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
TYPHOON HALONG (JOSE) UPDATE NUMBER 006
Issued at: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Tuesday 05 August 2014
Next Update: 6:30 AM PhT (22:30 GMT) Wednesday 06 August 2014
Typhoon HALONG (JOSE) has slowed down as it moves generally northward across the northeastern part of the Philippine Sea...threatens the Southern Islands of Japan.
This typhoon will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) and bring occasional to frequent rains, and thunderstorms with gusty winds (not exceeding 65 kph) across MiMaRoPa, Bicol, CaLaBaRZon, and some portions of Western and Central Luzon including Metro Manila through Wednesday. The threat of flash floods and landslides are likely in hazard-prone areas especially along river banks and mountain slopes of the affected areas especially during the occurrence of severe thunderstorms. Residents are advised to take necessary precautions.
Residents and visitors along Okinawa and Ryukyu Islands, and Southern Japan should closely monitor the development of TY Halong (Jose).
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CYCLONE HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Below are the regions or places in the Philippines that could be affected by the current tropical cyclone.
CURRENT CYCLONE INFORMATION
As of 5:00 PM PhT today...0900 GMT.
Classification/Name: TY Halong (Jose)
Location: Over the northeastern part of the Philippine Sea (near 20.4N 129.8E)
About: 825 km east-northeast of Santa Ana, Cagayan...or 815 km east of Basco, Batanes
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 160 kph near the center...Gustiness: 195 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near the center): 200 to 700 mm [Heavy to Extreme]
Minimum Central Pressure: 959 millibars (hPa)
Size (in diameter): 780 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 125 kilometers from the center
Past Movement: North @ 11 kph
Forecast Movement: North to North-Northeast @ 15 kph
Towards: Okinawa-Ryukyus Area
2-DAY FORECAST OUTLOOK*
TY Halong (Jose) is expected to move northward during the next 24 hours...veering a bit to the north-northeast through the next 48 hours. On the forecast track, Halong (Jose) will just be moving across the open waters of the northernmost part of the Philippine Sea...exiting the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Thursday morning as it heads towards Okinawa-Ryukyus Area.
Halong (Jose) will maintain its strength during the next 24 hours...and will regain strength by 48 hours as it passes over warmer sea surface temperatures. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 10-minute maximum sustained winds increasing back to 165 kph by early Thursday morning.
The following is the 3-day forecast outlook summary for this system:
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON: Maintains its strength as it moves north across the North Philippine Sea...about 895 km east-northeast of Itbayat, Batanes [2PM AUG 06: 23.2N 130.1E @ 160kph].
THURSDAY AFTERNOON: Regains strength while about to exit the Philippine Area of Responsisbility (PAR)...veers a bit to the north-northeast...about 280 km east-southeast of Okinawa, Japan [2PM AUG 07: 25.8N 130.5E @ 165kph].
FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Maintains its strength as it moves towards Southern Japan...about 225 km south-southeast of Kagoshima, Japan [2PM AUG 08: 29.6N 130.8E @ 165kph].
*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: 5:00 PM PhT Tue Aug 05, 2014
Location of Eye: Near 20.4º N Lat 129.8º E Lon
Distance 1: 865 km ENE of Palanan, Isabela
Distance 2: 905 km ENE of Tuguegarao City
Distance 3: 875 km ENE of Calayan Is., Cagayan
Distance 4: 710 km SSE of Okinawa, Japan
Distance 5: 990 km SE of Taipei, Taiwan
Issued by: Leonilo C. Millanes for Weather.com.ph
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