Tropical Storm WUKONG / Quinta now over Bantayan Island
Tropical Storm WUKONG / Quinta made landfall over Abuyog, Leyte at midnight. It continues moving over the Central Visayas and is now over Bantayan Island in Cebu.
The storm is moving westwards with a foreward speed of 20 to 24 km/h. Within the next hour the storm will reach Iloilo City. The storm has slightly weakened. Maximum winds of near the center are 65 km/h and gusts are up to 80 km/h.
All agencies forecast a western direction.
JMA shows the storm center just before reaching Cebu Island.
|Name (INTL. / local):||WUKONG / Quinta|
|Time/Date of observation:||05:00 AM on December 26, 2012|
|Location of Center:||11.5º North 123.1º East|
|Moving Direction and Speed:||West @ 24 km/h = 14 mph|
|Moving towards:||Roxas City, Capiz on Panay Island|
|Distance from the Philippines:||40 km southeast of Capiz|
|Estimated Date / Time of Landfall:||12:00 midnight on December 25, 2012|
|Max. Wind Speed near Center:||65 km/h|
|Peak Wind Gusts:||85 km/h|
|Minimum Central Pressure:||996 hPa|
|24h Rainfall near Center:||310 mm|
|Max. Wave Height:||4 m = 13 ft|
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