Saturday, October 14, 2017

Severe Tropical Storm KHANUN (ODETTE) Final Update


Severe Tropical Storm KHANUN (ODETTE) Final Update





Issued at: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Saturday 14 October 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Severe Tropical Storm KHANUN (ODETTE) nears Typhoon classification as it exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

This storm is expected to move west-northwestward at a faster speed of 21 kph within the next 24 hours. KHANUN (ODETTE) could become a Typhoon (TY) late tonight or early Sunday (Oct 15).

*This is the Final Update on this Tropical Cyclone.

STS KHANUN (ODETTE) together with its Eastern Trough and the Southwesterly Surface Windflow will continue to bring "On-and-Off" light, moderate to at times heavy rains with thunderstorms across most parts of Luzon including Bicol Region, MiMaRoPa, and Western Visayas today. Residents are advised to take precautionary measures and be on full alert against flash floods, landslides and swollen river banks.

Where is KHANUN (ODETTE)?As of 5:00 PM PhT, October 14…0900 GMT.  The center was located over the West Philippine Sea (near 18.3N 117.7E), about 296 km west-northwest of Vigan City, Ilocos Sur or 331 km west of Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte.
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 110 kph near the center…Gustiness: 140 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs)It was moving North-Northwest @ 21 kph, towards Southern China.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s):: None.
What Philippine areas will be most affected?Moderate to Heavy Rains (30 to 100 mm expected):
>> None

Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
>> None

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

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Intensifies into a Typhoon (TY) as it moves WNW across the South China Sea towards Hainan Island, Southern China…about 244 km south of Hong Kong, China [2PM Oct 15: 20.2N 114.1E @ 130kph].  Confidence Level: MEDIUM.

**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/have 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 450 mm [Light to Extreme]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 978 millibars (hPa)

> Tropical Cyclone Size (in diameter): 730 km (Medium)

> Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): 50 km from the center

Additional DistancesTime/Date: 05:00 PM PhT Sat October 14, 2017
Location of Center/Eye: Near 18.3º N Lat 117.7º E Lon
Distance 1: 341 km NW of Alaminos City, Pangasinan
Distance 2: 376 km NW of Dagupan City, Pangasinan
Distance 3: 400 km NW of Urdaneta City, Pangasinan
Distance 4: 413 km WSW of Calayan Island, Cagayan
Distance 5: 548 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 WeatherPhilippines



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