Typhoon BOPHA / Pablo – Update 10:00 AM on December 05, 2012

Bopha 05-12-2012

Sorry for the late update, we had first to service our generator. At least northern Mindanao is still without electricity.

Meanwhile typhoon BOPHA/Pablo has moved over Negros towards northern Palawan. As of 06:00 AM today, the center of Typhoon Bopha was located over Sulu Sea about 146 km east-northeast of Puerto Princesa and 148 km south-southeast of El Nido. It is currently moving west-northwest with a forward speed of 28 km/hr in the general direction of Northern Palawan and West Philippine Sea.

Bopha 05-12-2012

The multi-agency forecast is still narrow. The behavior above the open sea may change quickly.

Bopha 05-12-2012

JMA is about 2 hours late. 00:00 UTC means 08:00 Philippine Time

Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): BOPHA / Pablo
Class: Typhoon Category 2
Time/Date of observation: 06:00 AM on December 05, 2012
Location of Center: 10.0º North 120.0º East
Moving Direction and Speed: WNW @ 28 km/h
Moving towards: Northern Palawan
Distance from the Philippines: inside
Estimated Date / Time of Landfall: before noon today
Max. Wind Speed near Center: 160 km/h 
Peak Wind Gusts: 195 km/h 
Minimum Central Pressure: 959 hPa
Diameter: 555 km
24h Rainfall near Center: 450 mm
Max. Wave Height: 9.5 m = 29 ft
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 Current weather is here Link

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