Typhoon NURI/Paeng – faster than Speedy Gonzales

Weather 2014-11-02

Typhoon NURI/Paeng is faster than “Speedy Gonzales”. Yesterday NURI/Paeng had been a Tropical Storm, this evening it is a Typhoon Category 4. Incredible! Lucky Philippines, the Typhoon kept a good distance and is over 1000 kilometers off the cost of the nearest Philippine island. All Saints did cross the fingers for us!

And even better News. This very strong Typhoon will probably never make landfall. The forecasts of all 7 agencies predict that the storm will quickly turn north-east and get lost somewhere in the northern Pacific. In a week or so, the Canadians will get snow…

Weather 2014-11-02

JMA is still the best supplier of weather data. With their new satellites we expect to get updates every 10 minutes.

 Weather 2014-11-02

And for the records, the current storm data.

NURI/Paeng Storm data:

Name (INTL. / local): NURI/Paeng
Class: Typhoon Cat.4
Time/Date of observation: 07:00 PM on November 2, 2014
Location of Center: 16.7º North 132.6º East
Moving Direction and Speed: North @ 15 km/h
Moving towards: Okinawa, Japan
Distance from the Philippines: 945 km E of Daet
Estimated Date / Time of Landfall: will not make landfall
Max. Wind Speed near Center: 180 km/h
Peak Wind Gusts: 250 km/h
Minimum Central Pressure: 925 hPa
Diameter: 650 km
24h Rainfall near Center: 200 – 500 mm
Max. Wave Height: 10 – 12 m
Here you find how to read and understand this data 

 Nearly real-time storm information

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We still keep an eye on this violent typhoon, but will not report anymore. For those who want to follow:

Nearly real-time storm information

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