TYPHOON KIKO (CHANTHU) ADVISORY NO. 04
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Friday, 10 September 2021
Next update: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Friday, 10 September 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||KIKO (CHANTHU) has lost its Super Typhoon (STY) Classification after weakening over the Philippine Sea during the past 12 hours, but remains a destructive Category 4 Typhoon (TY)…now moving closer to the offshore areas of Northern Cagayan.
24-hr Outlook: TY KIKO (CHANTHU) is forecast to turn more to the northwest at a forward speed of 18 km/hr and will maintain its intensity but is still likely to re-intensify on or before passing over the Batanes Group. The core of the typhoon will pass over or very close to the town of Basco between 6 to 9 AM tomorrow morning. Damaging destructive winds with heavy rainfall and high storm surge are possible beginning early tomorrow morning.
|Where is KIKO (CHANTHU)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, September 10…2100 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 220 kph near the center…Gustiness: 270 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Northwest @ 20 kph, towards Batanes-Taiwan 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 2 to 6 meters in height are expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas 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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