Tropical Storm NOUL getting stronger
Tropical Storm NOUL is currently moving slowly westward. Japan Meteorological Agency predicts that Tropical Storm NOUL will become a typhoon category 1 tomorrow.
Tropical Storm NOUL is gaining strength. The central pressure went down from 1000 hPa to 985 hPa. WInd speed increased to 85 km/h near the center and gusts up to 110 km/h. The storm doesn’t move much. It hovers in the vicinity of Yap. The track is still not stable but forecasts show a clear trend towards northern Luzon.
With increasing strength the track will become more stable.
NOUL Storm Forecast
Tropical Storm NOUL is expected to arrive in northern Luzon between Mai 10 and Mai 12.
NOUL Storm data:
|Name (INTL. / local):||NOUL / —|
|Time/Date of observation:||05:00 AM on May 04, 2015|
|Location of Center:||9.6º North 139.2º East|
|Moving Direction and Speed:||West @ 06 km/h|
|Moving towards:||Philippine Islands|
|Distance from the Philippines:||1,460 km E of Surigao|
|Estimated Date / Time of Landfall:||n/a|
|Max. Wind Speed near Center:||85 km/h|
|Peak Wind Gusts:||110 km/h|
|Minimum Central Pressure:||985 hPa|
|24h Rainfall near Center:||100 – 500 mm|
|Max. Wave Height:||8 – 10 m|
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