Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Typhoon NIDA (CARINA) Update Number 013


Typhoon NIDA (CARINA) Update Number 013

Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Tuesday 02 August 2016
Next Update: Tuesday Evening, 02 August 2016


Current Status

Typhoon NIDA (CARINA) now making landfall over Hong Kong, China…weakens slightly.  Its eyewall will bring very strong winds with heavy to extreme rainfall across the area.

This cyclone will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) that will bring on and off, light to moderate to at times heavy rains over the western sections of Southern and Central Luzon, MiMaRoPa and Western Visayas particularly along the coastal areas.

Where is Nida (Carina)?

As of 5:00 AM PhT today, August 02...2100 GMT.  The eye was located in the vicinity of Hong Kong, China (near 22.6N 114.2E), about 44 km north-northwest of Hong Kong Harbour or 76 km east-northeast of Macao, China. 

How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 120 kph near the center...Gustiness: 155 kph

Where is it heading?

West-Northwest @ 21 kph, towards Western Guangdong and Guangxi Province, China.

What areas will be most affected?

Western Guangdong incl. Hong Kong and Macao –this morning through the afternoon. Eastern Guangxi – tonight through Wednesday (Aug 03).

Storm Surge Info

None for the Philippines.

1-Day Forecast Outlook

TY NIDA (CARINA) is expected to move west-northwest to westward throughout the outlook period. On the forecast track, NIDA (CARINA) will traverse the rugged terrain of Western Guangdong this morning through tonight and shall be along the eastern part of Guzngxi Province by early Wednesday morning (Aug 03).

TY NIDA (CARINA) is expected to dissipate rapidly throughout  the forecast outlook, becoming a Tropical Depression (TD) in 24 hours.

1-Day Forecast Outlook Summary*

WEDNESDAY MORNING:  Over the eastern part of Guangxi Province, China, just a TD...about 313 km north-northwest of Zhanjiang City, China [2AM AUG 03: 24.1N 110.2E @ 55kph]. Confidence Level: HIGH.

*Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlookchanges every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track has an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively...while thewind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/hr 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.

Other Storm Info

- 24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near the center): 25 to 300 mm [Moderate to Extreme]

- Minimum Central Pressure: 967 millibars (hPa)

- Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 625 km (Small)

- Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts):110 km from the center.

Additional Distances

Time/Date: 5:00 AM PhT Tue Aug 02, 2016
Location of Center: Near 22.6º N Lat 114.2º E Lon
Distance 1: 271 km WSW of Shantou, China
Distance 2: 408 km ENE of Zhanjiang, China 
Distance 3: 626 km WNW of Kaohsiung, Taiwan 
Distance 4: 840 km WNW of Basco, Batanes 
Distance 5: 1148 km NW of Metro Manila

Information based on data collected by WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc. shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. WeatherPhilippines shall not be responsible for the private use and reliance of its weather information.

Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Weather.com.ph


Posted by: "Typhoon2000.com (Michael V. Padua)" <T2Kstormupdates@gmail.com>
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