Tropical Storm NANDO (KONG-REY) resumed its expected North-Northwest track after briefly moving to the Northwest yesterday, prompting PAGASA to raise storm warnings across some provinces in Northern Luzon... It is now more of a threat now to the Okinawa/Ryukyu Islands region
Meanwhile, a new Tropical Disturbance has formed in the West Philippine Sea, west of Metro Manila at this time.
More information at the jump regarding the two tropical systems and the Southwest Monsoon...
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Tropical Disturbance WP54 (91W)'s potential development into a Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours is now UPGRADED from Likely to HIGH, now with 73% chance. -- ManilaTC
The Japan Meteorological Agency has upgraded WP54 (91W) as a full Tropical Depression, moving North-Northwest at 7kph.
** WTPQ20 RJTD 250000 ***
RSMC TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY
PSTN 250000UTC 11.0N 129.5E POOR
MOVE NNW SLOWLY
24HF 260000UTC 14.2N 128.3E 120NM 70%
MOVE NNW 09KT
ManilaTC is now issuing a Tropical Cyclone Formation alert for Disturbance WP54 (Invest 91W) located east of Samar province.
Tropical Disturbance WP54 (Invest 91W) has shown further organization and is now subject to a Formation Alert by ManilaTC.
At 0200am today, WP54 (Invest 91W) was last located at 10.9°N, 130.8°E... about 550km East of Guiuan town in Eastern Samar, Philippines.
Maximum winds near the disturbance center are at 35 kph (20 kts), and has drifted to the Northwest to
Computer models are in unanimous agreement to develop WP54 (Invest 91W) into a tropical cyclone within the next 24 hours and to track Northwest across the Northern Philippine sea... potentially towards Extreme Northern Luzon.
Should PAGASA upgrade this disturbance, it will be named Nando.
ManilaTC analyzes that Tropical Disturbance WP54 (Invest 91W)'s potential development into a Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours is LIKELY, with 63% chance.
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Powerful Typhoon LABUYO (UTOR) made landfall between 3 am and 4 am this morning as a Category 3 Typhoon, after briefly becoming a SUPERTYPHOON before midnight last night. The clear eye filled a few hours before landfall near Casiguran, Aurora.
The typhoon passed Quirino, Mt. Province, Benguet and Baguio City and La Union province. As of 11 am, LABUYO (UTOR) is just off the coast of Candon City, Ilocos Sur as it emerges into the South China Sea.
Maximum winds have weakened to 140 kph, still a Category 1 Typhoon as it tracks to the WEST NORTHWEST at 25 kph.
Dangerous and Intensifying Category 2 Typhoon LABUYO (UTOR) continues to tread closer to Eastern Luzon... Posing an increasing threat to Luzon. Interests in LUZON should closely monitor the progress of this Typhoon.
Areas under the storm warnings should follow or track the severe weather potential of the storm not just the storm center. Severe weather meaning: Torrential Rainfall, Storm Surges and the potential of flooding and landslides...
In an effort to provide more timely updates for current and future storms, some changes will occur as detailed below.
BY THE WAY, LABAN PILIPINAS! PUSO! :)
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