Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tropical Depression KAI-TAK (URDUJA) Final Update


Tropical Depression KAI-TAK (URDUJA) Final Update





Issued at: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Monday, 18 December 2017
Current Status and Outlook

Tropical Depression KAI-TAK (URDUJA) has started to leave Northern Palawan, on its way out into the West Philippine Sea, and is likely to weakened into a Low Pressure Area within the next 12 to 24 hours.  

24-hr Outlook: Its remnants will eventually exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by Tuesday afternoon (Dec 19) while moving on west-southwest direction at a speed of 22 km/hr.

*This is the Final Update on TD KAI-TAK (URDUJA).

Where is KAI-TAK (URDUJA)?As of 05:00 PM PhT today, December 18…0900 GMT. The center was located emerging over the West Philippine Sea or over the western coast of Central Palawan (near 10.3N 118.5E), about 48 km northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan or 442 km west of Sipalay City, Negros Occidental
How strong is it?

Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 45 kph near the center…Gustiness: 65 kph.

Past Movement (06 hrs)West-Southwest @ 25 km/hr, towards West Philippine Sea-Spratlys Area.
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s):: None.
What Philippine areas will be most affected?Moderate to Extreme Rains (50 to more than 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**

TUESDAY AFTERNOON: Downgraded into a remnant area of low pressure as it exits the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)…about 470 km west-southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan [2PM Dec 19: 8.7N 114.7E @ 35kph].  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 200 mm [Light to Heavy]

> Minimum Central Pressure: 1002 millibars (hPa)

> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 530 km (Small)

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

Additional DistancesTime/Date: 05:00 PM PhT Mon December 18, 2017
Location of Center/Eye:  Near 10.3º N Lat 118.5º E Lon
Distance 1: 448 km SW of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro
Distance 2: 474 km SW of Batangas City, Batangas
Distance 3: 479 km W of Kabankalan City, Negros Occidental
Distance 4: 486 km WNW of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental
Distance 5: 551 km SSW 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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