A new Tropical Disturbance has developed Southeast of Guam, USA and has been tagged as WP89 by ManilaTC. LPA WP89 was last spotted at 10°N, 147°E... about 490 km Northeast of Chuuk Island, Micronesia or 520 km Southeast of Guam, USA... Maximum winds within the disturbance are at 25 KPH (15 Knots), and WP89 has tracked to the West at 15 KPH.
WP89 is considered an LPA by JMA-Tokyo, CWB-Taiwan, TMD-Bangkok, BoM-Sydney, and NWS-Guam.
This disturbance is unanimously forecast by computer models to develop into a Tropical Cyclone, with JMA pushing the system to become a Tropical Depression in the next 24 hours.
Looking forward, LPA WP89 is forecast to track West/WNW and may affect or hit Luzon during the All Saints Day holiday weekend. Please take note that this forecast is 4-5 days ahead and may change significantly every day.
MTC ANALYSIS | The potential of Disturbance WP89 to develop into a Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours is MEDIUM, with 49% chance.
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