Tropical Storm NOUL getting stronger

Tropical Storm NOUL 2015-05-05

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.

Tropical Storm NOUL 2015-05-05 With increasing strength the track will become more stable.

NOUL Storm Forecast

Tropical Storm NOUL 2015-05-05Tropical Storm NOUL is expected to arrive in northern Luzon between Mai 10 and Mai 12.

NOUL Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): NOUL / —
Class: Tropical Storm
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
Diameter: 500 km
24h Rainfall near Center: 100 – 500 mm
Max. Wave Height: 8 – 10 m
Here you find how to read and understand this data 

 Nearly real-time storm information


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