Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tropical Storm HATO (ISANG) Update Number 009


Tropical Storm HATO (ISANG) Update Number 009





Issued at: 12:00 PM PhT (04:00 GMT), Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT), Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Tropical Storm HATO (ISANG) has maintained its westerly course across the southwestern part of the Bashi Channel and is now about to leave the northwestern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

The storm is expected to move west-northwestward through the next 24 hours with a forward speed of 25 km/hr and will make landfall over or very close to Hong Kong by Wednesday noon or afternoon (Aug 23). TS HATO (ISANG) will become a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) 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 11:00 AM PhT, August 22…0300 GMT. The center was located over the southwestern part of Bashi Channel (near 20.4N 119.7E), about 220 km west-northwest of Cakayan Island, Cagayan or 233 km northwest of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte
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 @ 26 kphtowards Hong Kong.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s):: None.
What Philippine areas will be most affected?*:: Batanes and Babuyan Group of Islands, 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 MORNING: Approaching the coast of Hong Kong at near-typhoon intensity…about 90 km southeast of Hong Kong, China [8AM Aug 23: 21.8N 114.7E @ 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 500 mm [Light to Extreme]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 989 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 455 km (Very Small/Midget)

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

Additional DistancesTime/Date: 11:00 AM PhT Tue August 22, 2017
Location of Center/Eye: Near 20.4º N Lat 119.7º E Lon
Distance 1: 255 km SSW of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Distance 2: 300 km SSW of Taitung, Taiwan
Distance 3: 323 km NNW of Vigan City, Ilocos Sur
Distance 4: 376 km NW of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan
Distance 5: 664 km NNW 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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