for Friday, 08 August 2014 [10:06 AM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
TYPHOON HALONG (JOSE) UPDATE NUMBER 011
Issued at: 6:30 AM PhT (22:30 GMT) Friday 08 August 2014
Next Update: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Friday 08 August 2014
Typhoon HALONG (JOSE) drifting very slowly northward in the general direction of 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 AM PhT today...2100 GMT.
Classification/Name: TY Halong (Jose)
Location: Over the Northwest Pacific Ocean, just east of the Ryukyus (near 27.0N 131.5E)
About: 370 km east-northeast of Okinawa, Japan...or 1,205 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): 945 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 165 kilometers from the center
Past Movement: North @ 07 kph
Forecast Movement: North @ 13 kph
Towards: Southern Japan
2-DAY FORECAST OUTLOOK*
TY Halong (Jose) is expected to continue moving towards the north during the next 24 hours...with a turn to the north-northeast through 48 hours. On the forecast track, Halong (Jose) will be approaching the Southern Coast of Kyushu, Japan on Saturday morning...and making landfall along Western Shikoku on Sunday morning.
Halong (Jose) is forecast to reintensify slightly during the next 24 hours while passing over the sea south of Kyushu...and will weaken through 48 hours before or after it makes landfall over Western Shikoku. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 10-minute maximum sustained winds decreasing to 120 kph by early Sunday morning.
The following is the 2-day forecast outlook summary for this system:
SATURDAY EARLY MORNING: Slightly regains strength as it moves north towards Kyushu-Shikoku Area...about 240 km south-southeast of Kagoshima, Japan [2AM AUG 09: 29.6N 131.5E @ 140kph].
SUNDAY EARLY MORNING: Loses strength as it bears down the coast of Western Shikoku...starts to make landfall over the Japanese landmass...about 180 km west-southwest of Kochi, Japan [2AM AUG 10: 32.5N 132.1E @ 120kph].
*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 AM PhT Fri Aug 08, 2014
Location of Eye: Near 27.0º N Lat 131.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 250 km SE of Amami Is., Japan
Distance 2: 760 km SSW of Kochi, Japan
Distance 3: 770 km ENE of Ishigakijima, Japan
Distance 4: 1015 km ENE of Taipei, Taiwan
Distance 5: 520 km SSE of Kagoshima, Japan
Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Weather.com.ph
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