TROPICAL STORM DANTE (CHOI-WAN) ADVISORY NO. 08
Issued at: 1:00 AM PhT (17:00 GMT) Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Wednesday, 02 June 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Tropical Storm DANTE (CHOI-WAN) has made landfall over Eastern Samar, just north of Borongan City around 9:00 PM last night, as fresh-new convective rainbands has developed near the center…and is now moving across Samar Province, towards Calbayog City Area.
Its western & southern rainbands together with its trough (extension) will continue to affect Northern & Central Mindanao, Visayas, MiMaRoPa, and Bicol Region. Occasional rains & Severe thunderstorms with gusty winds will be expected across these areas today.
24-hr Outlook: TS DANTE is forecast to move west-northwestward to northwestward at an increased forward speed of 21 km/hr…and will make another landfall over Ticao Island, between 6 to 8:00 AM this morning. The storm is expected to move over Burias Island before noon today and across Ragay Gulf in the afternoon, and a 4th landfall along Calauag, Quezon before sunset today. By, DANTE will emerge over Lamon Bay with a little change in strength.
|Where is DANTE (CHOI-WAN)?||As of 11:00 PM PhT last night, June 01…1500 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 65 kph near the center…Gustiness: 85 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Northwest @ 28 kph, towards Samar-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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