Tropical Storm WUKONG / Quinta now over Bantayan Island

Wukong-Quinta 2012-12-26

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.

Wukong-Quinta 2012-12-26

All agencies forecast a western direction.  

Wukong-Quinta 2012-12-26

JMA shows the storm center just before reaching Cebu Island.

Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): WUKONG / Quinta
Class: Tropical Storm
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
Diameter: 445 km
24h Rainfall near Center: 310 mm
Max. Wave Height: 4 m = 13 ft
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Next update around noon or as soon as we get new data.

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