for Tuesday, 16 September 2014 [10:58 PM PhT]
WEATHER.COM.PH TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATES
TYPHOON KALMAEGI (LUIS) UPDATE NUMBER 018 [FINAL]
Issued at: 6:30 PM PhT (10:30 GMT) Tuesday 16 September 2014
Typhoon KALMAEGI (LUIS) has weakened slightly after crossing Northeastern Hainan and Southern Leizhou late this morning and is about to make another landfall over Northeastern Vietnam.
This cyclone will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Hanging Habagat) - bringing cloudy and windy conditions with occasional slight to moderate to sometimes heavy rains and thunderstorms along the Spratly Islands, Scarborough Shoal, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Residents and visitors along Southern China and Northern Vietnam. should closely monitor the development of Kalmaegi (Luis).
*This is the last and final update on Kalmaegi (Luis).
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CYCLONE HAZARDS AFFECTING LAND
Below are the regions or places in the Philippines that could be affected or that are being affected by the hazards generated by the
CURRENT CYCLONE INFORMATION
As of 5:00 PM PhT today...0900 GMT.
Classification/Name: TY Kalmaegi (Luis)
Location: Over the Northern Part of Gulf of Tonkin (near 21.1N 108.6E)
About: 85 km southeast of Mong Cai City, Vietnam...or 165 km east-northeast of Ha Long City, Vietnam
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 120 kph near the center...Gustiness: 150 kph
24 hr. Rain Accumulation (near and south of the center): 50 to 300 mm [Moderate to Extreme]
Minimum Central Pressure: 974 millibars (hPa)
Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 835 km (Medium)
Area of Damaging Winds (95 kph or more): 95 km from the Center
Past Movement: West-Northwest @ 35 kph
Forecast Movement: West-Northwest @ 30 kph
Towards: Southern China-Northwestern Vietnam Border
1-DAY FORECAST OUTLOOK*
TY Kalmaegi (Luis) will continue moving west-northwest throughout the outlook period. On the forecast track, TY Kalmaegi (Luis) will be making landfall along the Northeastern Coast of Vietnam tonight...passing close to the north of Hanoi, Vietnam early tomorrow morning...on its way to Southwestern China.
TY KALMAEGI (Luis) will rapidly weaken into a Tropical Depression within the next 24 hours as it traverses the landmass of Northern Vietnam...and dissipating into an area of low pressure later. Advance Intensity Forecast (AIF) shows its 10-minute maximum sustained winds decreasing to 55 kph by Wednesday afternoon.
The following is the 1-day forecast outlook summary for this system:
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON: Near the border of Northwestern Vietnam, Northeastern Laos and Southern China...just a TD...about 380 km west-northwest of Hanoi City, Vietnam [2PM SEP 17: 22.5N 102.6E @ 55kph].
*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 kph 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.
Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above hazards summary and forecast outlook changes every 6 to 12 hrs!
Time/Date: 5:00 PM PhT Tue Sep 16, 2014
Location of Center: Near 21.1º N Lat 108.6º E Lon
Distance 1: 260 km ENE of Nam Dinh, Vietnam
Distance 2: 200 km WSW of Zhanjiang, China
Distance 3: 210 km NW of Haikou, China
Distance 4: 290 km ENE of Hanoi, Vietnam
Distance 5: 225 km NNW of Dongfang, China
T2K/WP StormTrack (for Public): GIF
CURRENT TRACKING MAP:
CURRENT NOAA/MTSAT-2 INFRARED (IR) SATELLITE IMAGE:
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