SUPER TYPHOON KIKO (CHANTHU) ADVISORY NO. 01
Issued at: 8:00 PM PhT (12:00 GMT) Wednesday, 08 September 2021
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Thursday, 09 September 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||The rapidly intensifying Typhoon over the Philippine Sea which entered the eastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) last night – has been upgraded into an Extremely Catastrophic (Category 5) Super Typhoon with local name “KIKO.” This powerful howler is now posing a serious threat to Cagayan-Batanes Area, with possible approach on the area this Friday.
24-hr Outlook: STY KIKO (CHANTHU) is forecast to undergo an Eyewall Replacement Cycle (ERC), where a temporary weakening phase is likely through the next 24 hours…and will move west to west-northwestward across the Philippine Sea at a forward speed of 20 km/hr, with winds dropping to below STY classification (Cat 4).
|Where is KIKO (CHANTHU)?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, September 08…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 260 kph near the center…Gustiness: 315 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Southwest @ 19 kph, across the Central Philippine Sea.|
|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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