Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tropical Storm HATO (ISANG) Update Number 008


Tropical Storm HATO (ISANG) Update Number 008




Issued at: 6:00 AM PhT (22:00 GMT) Tuesday 22 August 2017
Next update: Tuesday Afternoon, 22 August 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Tropical Storm HATO (ISANG) has passed over Itbayat, Batanes a few hours ago and intensified while moving westward across the western part of the Bashi Channel.  Its thick rainbands continues to spread across Extreme Northern Luzon.

The storm is expected to continue moving west within the next 12 hours, and shall turn west-northwestward through 24 hours at an increased forward speed of 26 km/hr. TS HATO (ISANG) is expected to become a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) later this afternoon.

*TS HATO (ISANG) will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (HABAGAT) bringing on-and-off light to moderate to sometimes heavy rains and thunderstorms across Metro Manila and the western sections of Luzon and Visayas including MiMaRoPa and Palawan.

Where is HATO (ISANG)?As of 5:00 AM PhT, August 22…2100 GMT. The center was located over the central part of Bashi Channel (near 20.6N 121.1E), about 79 km west-southwest of Itbayat, Batanes or 95 km west of Basco, Batanes
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 85 kph near the center…Gustiness: 100 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs)It was moving West @ 25 kphtowards Southern China.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s):: None.
What Philippine areas will be most affected?*:: Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands, Northern sections of Cagayan, Apayao, and Ilocos Norte – Today.

*Where moderate to heavy rains of 30 to 100 millimeters will be expected.

Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+:: None.
1-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**

WEDNESDAY EARLY MORNING: Approaching the coast of Eastern Guangdong, China at near-typhoon intensity…about 219 km east-southeast of Hong Kong, China [2AM Aug 23: 21.5N 116.0E @ 110kph].  Confidence Level: HIGH.

**Important Note: 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 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 (across its circulation): 25 to 520 mm [Light to Extreme]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 989 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 430 km (Very Small/Midget)

> Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): None.

Additional DistancesTime/Date: 5:00 AM PhT Tue August 22, 2017
Location of Center/Eye: Near 20.6º N Lat 121.1º E Lon
Distance 1: 146 km NNW of Calayan Island, Cagayan
Distance 2: 240 km SSE of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Distance 3: 256 km NNW of Aparri, Cagayan
Distance 4: 273 km N of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
Distance 5: 670 km N 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 WeatherPhilippines


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