for Saturday, 09 August 2014 [6:15 PM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
TYPHOON HALONG (JOSE) UPDATE NUMBER 014
Issued at: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Saturday 09 August 2014
Next Update: 6:30 AM PhT (23:30 GMT) Sunday 10 August 2014
Typhoon HALONG (JOSE) approaching the southern shoreline of Shikoku...landfall expected over the area late tonight. Stormy weather will continue to be felt across Western Japan today through early Sunday.
Residents and visitors along Western 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: Near the Southern Coast of Shikoku (near 31.9N 132.8E)
About: 195 km south-southwest of Kochi, Japan...or 210 km east-northeast of Kagoshima, Japan
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 120 kph near the center...Gustiness: 130 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near the center): 150 to 300 mm [Heavy to Extreme]
Minimum Central Pressure: 974 millibars (hPa)
Size (in diameter): 890 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 150 kilometers from the center
Past Movement: North-Northeast @ 20 kph
Forecast Movement: North-Northeast @ 30 kph
Towards: Shikoku-Central Honshu-Sea of Japan Area
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 make landfall along Southern Shikoku late tonight and cross the central parts of Shikoku and Honshu early Sunday morning. By Sunday afternoon, Halong will be over the Sea of Japan.
Halong (Jose) is forecast to lose strength during the next 12 to 24 hours...and will be downgraded into a Tropical Storm (TS) after making landfall over Southern 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 85 kph by Sunday afternoon.
The following is the 1-day forecast outlook summary for this system:
SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Just a TS as it moves north-northeast across the Sea of Japan...becoming an Extratropical Cyclone...about 215 km north-northwest of Kyoto, Japan [2PM AUG 10: 37.0N 134.7E @ 85kph].
*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 Sat Aug 09, 2014
Location of Center: Near 31.9º N Lat 132.8º E Lon
Distance 1: 280 km SSE of Hiroshima, Japan
Distance 2: 290 km ESE of Nagasaki, Japan
Distance 3: 330 km SSW of Okayama, Japan
Distance 4: 470 km SW of Kyoto, Japan
Distance 5: 770 km NE of Okinawa, Japan
Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Weather.com.ph
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