Issued at: 11:00 AM PhT (03:00 GMT) Sunday, 30 May 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Sunday, 30 May 2021
Current Status & Outlook The broad Tropical Disturbance (LPA 99W) over Palau has entered the southeastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and is now Tropical Depression “DANTE”…moving almost Westward across the South Philippine Sea.

The western trough (extension) will bring spread across Mindanao & Eastern Visayas – where isolated to scattered rain showers & thunderstorms will be expected today & tomorrow.

24-hr Outlook: TD DANTE is forecast to intensify quickly and move west-northwest to northwestward across the South Philippine Sea at a decreased forward speed of 16 km/hr. It will become a Tropical Storm (TS) by late today or tomorrow morning.

Where is DANTE? As of 8:00 AM PhT today, May 30…0000 GMT:

  • Location of Center/Eye: Along the southern portion of the South Philippine Sea (near 6.1°N 133.5°E)
  • Distance 1: 807 km east of Mati City, Davao Oriental
  • Distance 2: 862 km east of Tagum City, Davao Del Norte
  • Distance 3: 875 km east-southeast of Tandag City, Surigao Del Sur
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 55 kph near the center…Gustiness: 75 kph.
Past Movement (06 hrs) West-Southwest @ 19 kph, across the South Philippine Sea
Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s)
  • None
What Philippine areas will be directly affected? Heavy to Extreme Rainfall (50 mm to >100 mm expected for 24 hrs):

  • None

Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):

  • None
Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+
  • None

+Waves of 3 meters in height is expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas on where the Tropical Cyclone is headedKindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates  for more details.

3-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**
  • MONDAY MORNING: Moving WNW to NW across the central portion of the South Philippine Sea, becomes a Tropical Storm (TS)…about 530 km E of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur [8AM May 31: 8.1°N 131.1°E @ 85 kph]Forecast Confidence: LOW
  • TUESDAY MORNING: Becomes a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) while moving NW-ward across the southern portion of the Central Philippine Sea…about 363 km ENE of Tandag City, Surigao Del Sur [8AM Jun 01: 10.6°N 129.1°E @ 100 kph]Forecast Confidence: LOW
  • WEDNESDAY MORNING: Near Typhoon (TY) threshold as it moves NNW-ward across the southwestern portion of the Central Philippine Sea, near the NE Coast of Samar Island…about 233 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar  [8AM Jun 02: 12.8°N 127.2°E @ 110 kph]Forecast Confidence: LOW

**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/hr per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.

Other Storm’s Meteorological Information
  • 24-hr. Rain Accumulation (across its circulation): 25 to 500 mm [Light to Extreme]
  • Minimum Central Pressure: 1004 millibars (hPa)
  • Size of Rain Circulation (in Diameter): Average (655 km)
  • Size of Wind Circulation (55-kph Wind Diameter): n/a (— km)
  • Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): None
Information based on data collected by Typhoon2000 (T2k) shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. Typhoon2000 (T2k) shall not be responsible for the private use and reliance of its weather information.

Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Typhoon2000 (T2K)


Typhoon2000 (T2K) Integrated Multi-Agency Tracks

:: None yet. Will be available once RSMC’s Tokyo Typhoon Center (JMA) upgrades it into a Tropical Storm ::



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