Super-Typhoon “JELAWAT / Lawin” again stronger: 905 hPa only!
Super-Typhoon “JELAWAT / Lawin” got again stronger. Its core pressure went down to 905 hPa and JMA (the Japan Meteorological Agency) expect a pressure of 895 hPa at the end of the day. The Super Typhoon is still slowly moving at 10 km/h in direction North to Northwest.
As wind always blows from high pressure areas to low pressure zones, the pressure difference is a direct indicator for the wind speed. A big difference means strong winds.
The Japan Meteorological Agency warns of a very violent typhoon within the next 24 hours. Typhoon “JELAWAT / Lawin” is a Super-Typhoon Category 4!
24 hours forecast:
– Moving slowly North to Northwest at 10 km/h
– Central pressure is 895 hPa !!!
– Max. wind is 198 km/h near center
– Gusts are 288 km/h
PAGASA issued the following storm warnings:
Signal 1 (30-60 km/h winds) in:
– Babuyan Group of Islands