Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Monday, 31 May 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Monday, 31 May 2021
Current Status & Outlook DANTE becomes a Tropical Storm (TS) as it continues to intensify over the Philippine Sea and has slowed down during the past 12 hours…now threatens Eastern Visayas & Bicol Region.

Its western trough (extension) will continue to affect Mindanao & Visayas – where isolated to scattered rain showers & thunderstorms today.

24-hr Outlook: TS DANTE is forecast to move northwestward across the South Philippine Sea at a increased forward speed of 16 km/hr…and could become a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) later today.

Where is DANTE? As of 5:00 AM PhT today, May 31…2100 GMT:

  • Location of Center/Eye: Along the middle portion of the South Philippine Sea (near 7.6°N 131.1°E)
  • Distance 1: 535 km east of Bislig City, Surigao Del Sur
  • Distance 2: 569 km east-southeast of Tandag City, Surigao Del Sur
  • Distance 3: 659 km east-southeast of Surigao City, Surigao Del Norte
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 85 kph near the center…Gustiness: 100 kph.
Past Movement (06 hrs) Northwest @ 12 kph, across the South & Central 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):

  • Eastern Visayas – beginning tomorrow (Tue, Jun 01)
  • Eastern Bicol – beginning tomorrow evening (Tue, Jun 01)

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**
  • TUESDAY EARLY MORNING: Turns NW-ward across the southern portion of the Central Philippine Sea, becomes a Severe Tropical Storm (TS)…about 335 km ENE of Tandag City, Surigao Del Sur [2AM Jun 01: 9.9°N 129.1°E @ 100 kph]Forecast Confidence: LOW
  • WEDNESDAY EARLY MORNING: Continues to intensify while maintaining its NW track…passing very close to the Eastern Coast of Samar…about 121 km NE of Borongan City, Eastern Samar [2AM Jun 02: 12.4°N 126.2°E @ 110 kph]Forecast Confidence: LOW
  • THURSDAY EARLY MORNING: Remains at near-Typhoon (TY) strength as it moves NW to NNW-ward across the western portion of the Central Philippine Sea, after passing very close to Catanduanes…about 146 km NNW of Pandan, Catanduanes [2AM Jun 03: 15.3°N 123.8°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 520 mm [Light to Extreme]
  • Minimum Central Pressure: 1004 millibars (hPa)
  • Size of Rain Circulation (in Diameter): Average (645 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 ::



:: None

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