Super Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – final approach
Super Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby – final approach. The typhoon maintained its strength with 925 hPa central pressure. It also maintained its western direction. The forward speed is estimated between 9 and 15 km/h. Landfall tonight between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. in northern Samar.
The airlines are cancelling flights. If you have a flight booked until next Tuesday or Wednesday, get in contact with your airline. Philippine Airlines –Cebu Pacific Air. No news from AirAsia/Zest. The ferry companies are also cancelling their trips, but information is available only locally in the ports.
Multi-Agency track forecast
The different tracks are approaching and concentrate on Samar. Only the US Navy still remains more northern.
The JMA track forecast
Straight western track until the storm is within the central Visayas.
Super Typhoon HAGUPIT/Ruby Storm data
|Name (INTL. / local):||HAGUPIT/Ruby|
|Class:||Super Typhoon Cat.4|
|Time/Date of observation:||09:00 AM on December 6, 2014|
|Location of Center:||12.1º North 127.4º East|
|Moving Direction and Speed:||West @ 10 km/h|
|Moving towards:||Norther Samar|
|Distance from the Philippines:||345 km ENE of Guiuan, Samar|
|Estimated Date / Time of Landfall:||Today 8-10 p.m. in Samar|
|Max. Wind Speed near Center:||185 km/h|
|Peak Wind Gusts:||260 km/h|
|Minimum Central Pressure:||929 hPa|
|24h Rainfall near Center:||150 – 500 mm|
|Max. Wave Height:||8 – 12 m|
|Here you find how to read and understand this data|
Next update this afternoon/evening