Tropical Depression WUKONG / Quinta intensifies

Wukong/Quinta 2012-12-25

The Tropical Depression moving towards the Visayas got now a name. The international name is WUKONG, the Pinoy name is Quinta.

Forecast models show that the depression will become a Tropical Storm within the next 6 hours. PAGASA has raised Storm Signal 2 over the south-eastern Visayas and north-eastern Mindanao. Signal 1 is active over northern Mindanao and the central Visayas.

Here in Camiguin the winds have slightly intensified, bringing fresh north-eastern air.

Wukong/Quinta 2012-12-25

The multi-agency forecast spreads from Bohol to Panay, touching Leyte, Cebu, Negros and Panay.

Wukong/Quinta 2012-12-25

JMA say that the strom will hit Dinagat, southern Leyte, Cebu City northern Negros and southern Panay.

Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): WUKONG / Quinta
Class: Tropical Depression
Time/Date of observation: 10:00 AM on December 25, 2012
Location of Center: 10.4º North 128.3º East
Moving Direction and Speed: West @ 19 km/h = 11.8 mph
Moving towards: Visayas
Distance from the Philippines: 260 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar
Estimated Date / Time of Landfall: 10:00 PM on December 25, 2012
Max. Wind Speed near Center: 55 km/h
Peak Wind Gusts: 75 km/h
Minimum Central Pressure: 1000 hPa
Diameter: 400 km
24h Rainfall near Center: 300 mm
Max. Wave Height: 4 m = 13 ft
Here you find how to read and understand this data Link

 Current weather is here Link

Next update this afternoon as soon as we get new data.

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