Issued at: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Tuesday, 01 September 2020
Current Status and Outlook

JULIAN (MAYSAK) is now a powerful Category 4 Typhoon as it moves away from Okinawa-Ryukyus Area…seriously heading towards South Korea, with possible landfall late tomorrow evening (Sept 02) or early Thursday morning (Sept 03). 

Since the typhoon already moved out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) last night, this will be the final stormwatch on this Tropical Cyclone.

*This typhoon will continue to slightly enhance the Southwesterly Surface Windflow (Weak Habagat) and bring some cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms across the western sections of Luzon.

Where is JULIAN (MAYSAK)? As of 11:00 AM PhT today, September 01…0300 GMT. The eye was located over the East China Sea (near 27.3°N 125.9°E), about 223 km northwest of Okinawa, Japan or 851 km north-northeast of Basco, Batanes.
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 215 kph near the center…Gustiness: 260 kph.
Past Movement (06 hrs) North-Northwest @ 15 kph, towards South Korea.
Forecast Highlights
  • This tropical cyclone remains a non-threat to the Philippine Islands.
  • TY JULIAN (MAYSAK) is forecast to weaken as it approaches the Korean Peninsula.  Upon its landfall near Busan late tomorrow evening or early Thursday morning, the estimate sustained wind speeds is likely to be just around 150 km/hr (Category 1). Kindly refer to our attached StormWatch Track for the forecast wind speeds of this cyclone.
  • TY JULIAN (MAYSAK) is forecast to decelerate and turn north-northeastward during the next 24 to 48 hours, passing close to the east of Jeju Island by tomorrow evening at approximately 8 PM.
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for T2K





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