Typhoon – Habagat – Full Moon: too much!
At 4:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon USAGI / Odette was located at 570 km East of Tuguegarao City (17.8°N / 127.7°E). Maximum sustained winds are 220 km/h near the center and gustiness is up to 270 km/h.
Typhoon USAGI / Odette is now Category 4 !
Typhoon USAGI / Odette is heavily amplifying the Southwest Monsoon (Hanging Habagat). Down in the south in Camiguin we measured peak gusts of 75 km/h.
Just now is Full Moon, meaning extreme high tide of 1.60 to 2.10 meters.
CAUTION: This typhoon will strengthen furthermore. Category 4+ is to be expected tonight.
PAGASA has declared Storm Signal #2 in:
- Batanes Group of Islands
- Cagayan including Calayan
- Babuyan Group of Islands.
Storm Signal #1 in:
- IIocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Mountain Province
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|Name (INTL. / local):||USAGI / Odette|
|Class:||Typhoon Category 4|
|Time/Date of observation:||07:00 PM on September 19, 2013|
|Location of Center:||18.0º North 127.6º East|
|Moving Direction and Speed:||NW at 22 km/h|
|Moving towards:||Batanes Islands / Taiwan|
|Distance from the Philippines:||550 km ENE of Palanan, Isabela|
|Estimated Date / Time of Landfall:||n/a|
|Max. Wind Speed near Center:||220 km/h|
|Peak Wind Gusts:||270 km/h|
|Minimum Central Pressure:||925 hPa towards 910 hPa|
|Diameter:||1000 km (very large)|
|24h Rainfall near Center:||350 mm|
|Max. Wave Height:||10 m|
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