TROPICAL DEPRESSION ISANG (16W) STORMWATCH NO. 01
Issued at: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Friday, 20 August 2021
Next update: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Saturday, 21 August 2021
|Current Status and Outlook||
Tropical Depression 16W is now moving across the North Philippine Sea, far away from land. This system has regenerated back to a Tropical Cyclone after weakening into a Tropical Disturbance (LPA) some 2 to 3 days ago. The Philippine Weather Bureau, PAGASA has named it as “ISANG”, the 9th Tropical Cyclone of 2021.
This TD is forecast to intensify into a Tropical Storm (TS) within the next 24 hours and shall continue moving northwest across the North Philippine Sea. It is likely to exit the northern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Sunday morning (Aug 22).
|Where is ISANG?||As of 11:00 AM PhT today, August 20…0300 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 55 kph near the center…Gustiness: 75 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Northwest @ 21 kph, towards the Southern Islands of Japan.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for T2K