for Saturday, 09 August 2014 [10:41 AM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
TYPHOON HALONG (JOSE) UPDATE NUMBER 013
Issued at: 6:30 AM PhT (22:30 GMT) Saturday 09 August 2014
Next Update: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Saturday 09 August 2014
HALONG (JOSE) just barely a Typhoon as it weakens further while moving slowly towards Southern Japan...approaching the Southern and Eastern Coasts of Honshu and Shikoku...strong winds and heavy rains will be expected throughout the day.
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: Near the Southeastern Coast of Kyushu (near 29.9N 131.9E)
About: 225 km southeast of Kagoshima, Japan...or 1,450 km northeast of Basco, Batanes
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 120 kph near the center...Gustiness: 130 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near the center): 150 to 350 mm [Heavy to Extreme]
Minimum Central Pressure: 974 millibars (hPa)
Size (in diameter): 890 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 165 kilometers from the center
Past Movement: North-Northeast @ 17 kph
Forecast Movement: North-Northeast @ 19 kph
Towards: Shikoku, Japan
1-DAY FORECAST OUTLOOK*
TY Halong (Jose) is expected to maintain its north-northeast track throughout the forecast period. On the forecast track, Halong (Jose) will be moving close to the Southeastern and Eastern Coasts of Kyushu, Japan this afternoon...bearing down the Southern Coast of Shikoku...and will make landfall along Southern Shikoku by early Sunday morning.
Halong (Jose) is forecast to lose strength during the next 12 to 24 hours...and will be downgraded into a Tropical Storm (TS) before and after making landfall over Western Shikoku. It will further lose Tropical Characteristics and become an Extratropical Cyclone after 24 hours. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 10-minute maximum sustained winds decreasing to 100 kph by early Sunday morning.
The following is the 1-day forecast outlook summary for this system:
SUNDAY EARLY MORNING: Just a TS as it moves north-northeast, crossing the Shikoku landmass...about 65 km west-southwest of Kochi, Japan [2AM AUG 10: 33.2N 133.0E @ 100kph].
*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 Sat Aug 09, 2014
Location of Center: Near 29.9º N Lat 131.9º E Lon
Distance 1: 300 km NE of Amami Is., Japan
Distance 2: 375 km SSE of Nagasaki, Japan
Distance 3: 430 km SSW of Kochi, Japan
Distance 4: 505 km SSW of Hiroshima, Japan
Distance 5: 565 km SSW of Okayama, Japan
Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Weather.com.ph
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