Super Typhoon USAGI / Odette made landfall in Itbayat

Super Typhoon USAGI / Odette 2013-09-21

Super Typhoon USAGI / Odette had a bit weakened down to category 4 before making landfall in Itbayat, Batanes Islands.

At 7:00 a.m. the storm ran over Itbayat with wind speeds of 215 km/h and gusts up to 250 km/h.

Super Typhoon USAGI / Odette is now running towards Hong Kong at a forward speed of 19 km/h.

Super Typhoon USAGI / Odette 2013-09-21

Luzon Dam Status:
2 dams have spill gates open:
Ambuklao in Benguet kept two gates open while Magat in Isabela kept one gate open.

PAGASA has declared Storm Signal #4 in:

  • Batanes Group of Islands

PAGASA Storm Signal #3 in:

  • Calayan Islands
  • Babuyan Group of Islands.

PAGASA Storm Signal #2 in:

  • Cagayan
  • Apayao
  • Ilocos Norte

PAGASA Storm Signal #1 in:

  • Abra
  • Kalinga
  • Isabela
  • Northern Aurora
  • Quirino
  • Nueva Vizcaya
  • Benguet
  • La Union
  • Ilocos Sur
  • Mountain Province
  • Ifugao

Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): USAGI / Odette
Class: Super Typhoon Category 4
Time/Date of observation: 05:00 p.m. on September 21, 2013
Location of Center: 20.5º North 122.1º East
Moving Direction and Speed: WNW at 19 km/h
Moving towards: Batanes Islands / Taiwan
Distance from the Philippines: inside the Batanes Group of Islands
Estimated Date / Time of Landfall: at 07:00 Itbayat, Batanes Islands
Max. Wind Speed near Center: 240 km/h
Peak Wind Gusts: 295 km/h
Minimum Central Pressure: 926 hPa 
Diameter: 1110 km (very large)
24h Rainfall near Center: 400 mm
Max. Wave Height: 16 m
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