on Typhoon Nanmadol/14W/Mina
as of 27 August 2011 @ 7pm Ph Time
Typhoon NANMADOL/14W/MINA is still a strong Category 3 Typhoon...now lashing Camiguin Island. It is about 55 km NW of Sta. Anna, Cagayan or 175 km South of Batan Island. Wind gusts in the area are estimated at 250 kph. MINA is forecast to move NW at 7 kph toward Calayan Island in Extreme Northern Luzon. A new extended forecast shows MINA dissipating over Northern Taiwan by 02 September.
4-Day Typhoon NANMADOL/14W/MINA
Forecast Positions & Strength
AREAS HAVING PUBLIC STORM SIGNAL WARNING
(above 185 kph winds)
(100 to 185 kph winds)
(60 - 100 kph winds)
(from 45 - 60 kph winds)
Babuyan Grp of Is.
Calayan Grp of Is.
|Ilocos Norte |
|La Union |
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FORECAST ANALYSIS AND EFFECTS
NANMADOL/14W/MINA's inner rainbands continue to pound the islands in Extreme Northern Luzon. The system is forecast to pass over Camiguin Island tonight and shall continue moving toward Calayan Island early tomorrow. It shall continue to move northward traversing very close to the west of Balintang and Batanes Group of Islands by 28 and 29 August. Expect stormy weather over these areas. The system shall reintensify to Category 4 Typhoon Status on 28 August with peak wind gusts of 270 kph! The Southwest Moonsoon shall likewise be pulled by this system bringing rainy and windy conditions across the rest of the Philippines. Beware of flashfloods and landslides. MINA shall make landfall in Taiwan by 31 August.
Please note that MINA is a very dangerous typhoon. Residents in Northern Luzon should exercise extreme caution! Coastal areas along the eastern seaboard of Luzon shall be very rough.
on Tropical Storm TALAS/15W
as of 27 August 2011 @ 5:38am Ph Time
Tropical Storm TALAS is about 310 km SW of Iwo To, Japan. Wind gusts are estimated at 100 kph moving NNW at 11 kph. On 31 August, TALAS shall be about 630 km South of Tokyo, Japan with wind gusts of 210 kph.
Tropical Storm TALAS is not a threat to the Philippines and is expected to pass just to the east of the Philippine Area of Responsiblity.
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