for Thursday, 07 August 2014 [8:37 PM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
TYPHOON HALONG (JOSE) UPDATE NUMBER 010
Issued at: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Thursday 07 August 2014
Next Update: 6:30 AM PhT (22:30 GMT) Friday 08 August 2014
Typhoon HALONG (JOSE) has weakened as it slightly turns to the north-northwest...crawling towards Southern Japan.
Residents and visitors along 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 Northwest Pacific Ocean, just east of Ryukyus (near 26.3N 131.5E)
About: 370 km southeast of Okinawa, Japan...or 1,165 km northeast of Basco, Batanes
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 130 kph near the center...Gustiness: 160 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near the center): 200 to 400 mm [Heavy to Extreme]
Minimum Central Pressure: 970 millibars (hPa)
Size (in diameter): 890 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 185 kilometers from the center
Past Movement: North-Northwest @ 15 kph
Forecast Movement: North-Northwest @ 11 kph
Towards: Southern Japan
2-DAY FORECAST OUTLOOK*
TY Halong (Jose) is expected to continue moving towards the north-northwest during the next 24 hours...and veers back to north and north-northeast through 48 hours. On the forecast track, Halong (Jose) will just be moving across the open waters of the Northwest Pacific Ocean, just east of the Ryukyus...approaching the Southern Coast of Kyushu, Japan on Saturday morning.
Halong (Jose) is forecast to reintensify during the next 24 hours while passing over the sea east of the Ryukyus...and will weaken through 48 hours after making landfall over Southern Kyushu. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 10-minute maximum sustained winds decreasing back to 130 kph by Saturday afernoon.
The following is the 2-day forecast outlook summary for this system:
FRIDAY AFTERNOON: Slightly gains strength as it moves north-northwest towards Southern Kyushu...about 130 km east of Amami Is., Ryukyus [2PM AUG 08: 28.2N 130.7E @ 140kph].
SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Loses strength after making landfall over Southern Kyushu...about 45 km east of Kagoshima, Japan [2PM AUG 09: 31.6N 131.0E @ 130kph].
*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 Thu Aug 07, 2014
Location of Eye: Near 26.3º N Lat 131.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 305 km SE of Amami Is., Japan
Distance 2: 750 km ENE of Ishigakijima, Japan
Distance 3: 595 km SSE of Kagoshima, Japan
Distance 4: 1000 km ENE of Taipei, Taiwan
Distance 5: 1160 km NE of Itbayat, Batanes
Issued by: Leonilo C. Millanes for Weather.com.ph
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CURRENT NOAA/MTSAT-2 INFRARED (IR) SATELLITE IMAGE:
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