Oh no, Cyclone BOPHA/Pablo seems to come back

Bopha/Pablo 07-12-2012

Cyclone BOPHA/Pablo is now a Severe Tropical Storm out in de West Philippine Sea. It has wind speeds of 95 to 120 km/h. This morning at 6 AM the storm was mowing at 11 km/h in direction North-Northwest.

Bopha/Pablo 07-12-2012

The multi-agency forecast looks like a kid had got a set of color-crayons. This reflects the different mathematical models used by the agencies. The US and the Koreans predict a movement to the west. All other agencies see the storm moving north to east.

Bopha/Pablo 07-12-2012

JMA say that the strom will return and move towards Luzon

This behavior remembers typhoon Hagibis in November 2007. See also here Link 

Hagibis November 2007

Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): BOPHA/Pablo
Class: Severe Tropical Storm
Time/Date of observation: 06:00 AM on December 07, 2012
Location of Center: 13.8º North 115.8º East
Moving Direction and Speed: NNW @ 11 km/h 
Moving towards: ???
Distance from the Philippines: 497 km (WSW) from Subic Bay
Estimated Date / Time of Landfall: ???
Max. Wind Speed near Center: 95 km/h
Peak Wind Gusts: 120 km/h
Minimum Central Pressure: 985 hPa
Diameter: 445 km
24h Rainfall near Center: 450 mm
Max. Wave Height: 5.5 m = 18 ft
Here you find how to read and understand this data Link

 Current weather is here Link

Depending on the development of Typhoon BOPHA/Pablo we shall restart our reporting. We expect new information around 12:00 noon Philippines time (UTC 04:00).

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