TROPICAL STORM DANTE (CHOI-WAN) ADVISORY NO. 05
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Next update: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Tuesday, 01 June 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Tropical Storm DANTE (CHOI-WAN) continues to struggle while over the Philippine Sea, with most of its rainbands displaced west and south of the exposed, low-level center. Its wind velocity remains at 85 km/hr and was moving west-northwest towards Eastern Visayas & Bicol Region.
Its western rainbands & trough (extension) will continue to affect Mindanao & Visayas, and is now affecting Southern Bicol. Scattered to widespread rain showers & Severe thunderstorms with gusty winds will be expected across these areas today.
24-hr Outlook: TS DANTE is forecast to move northwestward across the southwestern portion of the Central Philippine Sea at a forward speed of 18 km/hr…and is expected to make landfall over or near Borongan City, Eastern Samar between 9-11 PM tonight. The storm will slightly weaken while crossing the rugged terrain of Samar Island, and will be in the vicinity of San Jose De Buan, Samar around 2:00 AM tomorrow morning.
|Where is DANTE (CHOI-WAN)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, June 01…2300 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 85 kph near the center…Gustiness: 100 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Northwest @ 20 kph, towards Eastern Visayas-Bicol Region Area|
|Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s)||
|What Philippine areas will be directly affected?||Heavy to Extreme Rainfall (50 mm to >100 mm expected for 24 hrs):
Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
|Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+||
+Waves of 3 meters in height is expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas on where the Tropical Cyclone is headed. Kindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates for more details.
|3-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**||
**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||
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Typhoon2000 (T2K)
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