Severe Tropical Storm NURI / Paeng
Severe Tropical Storm NURI / Paeng is intensifying rapidly while turning northwest to north. The satellite clearly show the begin of the spinning winds. NURI / Paeng is expected to get typhoon strength around 3 a.m. tonight.
Severe Tropical Storm NURI / Paeng is really near. The center is about 900 km east of Virac, Catanduanes. The south-western trough (green arrow) is still south of Mindanao but will move north together with NURI / Paeng. This will bring cloudy and rainy weather late tomorrow and Monday. There are no warnings for the Philippines. NURI / Paeng is expected to get typhoon strength when passing over very warm sea-surface temperatures (higher than 28°C).
NURI/Paeng Storm data:
|Name (INTL. / local):||NURI / Paeng|
|Class:||Severe Tropical Storm|
|Time/Date of observation:||07:30 PM on November 1, 2014|
|Location of Center:||13.6º North 133.4º East|
|Moving Direction and Speed:||North-Northwest @ 16 km/h|
|Moving towards:||North Philippine Sea|
|Distance from the Philippines:||900 km E of Catanduanes|
|Estimated Date / Time of Landfall:||n/a|
|Max. Wind Speed near Center:||95 km/h|
|Peak Wind Gusts:||120 km/h|
|Minimum Central Pressure:||980 hPa|
|24h Rainfall near Center:||100 to 400 mm|
|Max. Wave Height:||6 – 8 m|
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We keep an eye on this storm and will inform twice daily around 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. (Philippines Standard Time).