Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando straight westward


Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando continues on its westward track. It has slightly slowed down the forward speed from 25 to 20 km/h. It has maintained wind speed (strength).


Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando will continue to move on a generally westward track for the next 24 hours, turning slightly west-northwestward. It will intensify during the next 48 hours while moving over the warm waters of the Philippine Sea and will becoming a Typhoon by Thursday evening. The second Tropical Storm CHAMPI will turn northwestward very early and should not reach the Philippines.


PAGASA has not yet set storm signals. Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando brings rain showers with some thunderstorms across the Northern and Eastern Sections of Luzon including Bicol and Quezon Provinces at least for the next 24 hours. Residents are advised to take precautionary measures against possible flashfloods and landslides especially during heavy downpour.

KOPPU/Lando Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): KOPPU/Lando
Class: Tropical Storm
Time/Date of observation: 08:45 PM on October 14, 2015
Location of Center: 15.5° North 135.6° East
Moving Direction and Speed: West @ 20 km/h
Moving towards: Northern Luzon
Distance from the Philippines: 1285 km E of Casiguran
Estimated Date / Time of Landfall: Saturday
Max. Wind Speed near Center: 75 km/h
Peak Wind Gusts: 95 km/h
Minimum Central Pressure: 996 hPa
Diameter: 540km
24h Rainfall near Center: 100 – 500 mm
Max. Wave Height: 5 m
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Nearly real-time storm information

Next update tomorrow around noon.


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