TD HANNA (90W) - Update #006
Typhoon2000 STORM UPDATE #006Name: TROPICAL DEPRESSION HANNA [90W]Issued: 7:00 AM MANILA TIME (23:00 GMT) SUN 30 SEPTEMBER 2007
Next Update: 7:00 PM (11:00 GMT) SUN 30 SEPTEMBER
Source: JMA TC ADVISORY (29/2100Z)
Note: Kindly refer to your country's official warnings or bulletins. This update is for additional information purposes only._____________________________________________________________________________
TROPICAL DEPRESSION HANNA (90W) TRYING TO CONSOLIDATE OVER THESOUTHCHINA SEA WHILE MOVING UNDER MODERATE WIND SHEAR CONDITIONS...MAY BEA BIG THREAT TO VIETNAM IN THE COMING DAYS.
+ FORECAST OUTLOOK: HANNA is expected to continue moving West to WSWacross the South China Sea within 12-24 hours. It is likely to gainstrength as soon as it moves across favorable atmospheric conditions
along the South China Sea. The 3 to 5-day forecast shows HANNA beco-ming a strong Tropical Cyclone affecting the eastern coast of Vietnam.Watch out for more forecast outlook soon.
+ EFFECTS: HANNA's rain bands is now well over the South China Sea,however, the SW outermost bands is currently approaching Vietnam,which is also a part of the SW Monsoon. Cloudy skies with passinglight to moderate and sometimes heavy downpour can be expected alongHanna's outer bands. Flash floods and mudslides are imminent alongriver banks, low-lying and mountainous regions of the affected areas.
+ CURRENT ITCZ/MONSOON INTENSITY: Moderate to strong Southwest (SW)Monsoon enhanced by HANNA will continue to bring cloudy skies withrains & South to SW'ly winds of 20 km/hr or higher across WesternPhilippines becoming more frequent over NCR, Western Luzon, WesternVisayas, Southern Luzon and Bicol Region. Landslides and floodingis likely to occur along steep mountain slopes, river banks, low-lying & flood-prone areas of the affected areas.Important Note: Please keep in mind that the above forecast outlook,
effects & current monsoon intensity, and tropical cyclone watch changes
every 06 to 12 hours!
TIME/DATE: 5:00 AM MANILA TIME (21:00 GMT) 30 SEPTEMBER
LOCATION OF CENTER: LATITUDE 15.4º N...LONGITUDE 117.0º E
DISTANCE 1: 360 KM (195 NM) WSW OF DAGUPAN CITY, PHDISTANCE 2: 400 KM (215 NM) WSW OF BAGUIO CITY, PHDISTANCE 3: 320 KM (173 NM) WNW OF IBA, ZAMBALES, PHMAX SUSTAINED WINDS [10-MIN AVG]: 55 KM/HR (30 KTS)DISTANCE 4: 360 KM (195 NM) WNW OF SUBIC BAY, PHDISTANCE 5: 450 KM (245 NM) NW OF METRO MANILA, PH
PEAK WIND GUSTS: 85 KM/HR (45 KTS)
SAFFIR-SIMPSON SCALE: N/A
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE (est.): 996 MILLIBARS (hPa)
RECENT MOVEMENT: WSW @ 19 KM/HR (10 KTS)
GENERAL DIRECTION: VIETNAM
STORM'S SIZE (IN DIAMETER): 630 KM (340 NM)/AVERAGE
MAX WAVE HEIGHT**: 10 FEET (3.0 METERS)
VIEW TRACKING MAP: 5 AM MANILA TIME SUN SEPTEMBER 30
PHILIPPINE STORM SIGNALS*:#01 - NOW LOWERED.
REMARKS: 2 AM (18 GMT) 30 SEPTEMBER POSITION: 16.0N 117.3E.
_____________________________________________________________________________PAGASA CURRENT POSITION, MOVEMENT AND INTENSITY (10-min. ave.):_____________________________________________________________________________
RECENT TRACKING CHART:
RECENT MTSAT-1R SATELLITE IMAGE:
> Image source: Digital-Typhoon.org (Nat'l. Institute of Informatics) (http://www.digital-typhoon.org)
__________________________________________________________________________________________NOTES:^ - JTWC commentary remarks (for Meteorologists) from their
latest warning.* - Based on PAGASA's Philippine Storm Warning Signals,
# 4 being the highest. Red letters indicate new areas
being hoisted. For more explanations on these signals,
** - Based on the Tropical Cyclone's Wave Height near
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