SUPER TYPHOON KIKO (CHANTHU) ADVISORY NO. 05
Issued at: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Friday, 10 September 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Friday, 10 September 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||KIKO (CHANTHU) has regained Super Typhoon (STY) classification after the constriction of its new eyewall as a result of its Eyewall Replacement Cycle (ERC) some 24 hours ago…now endangers the Babuyan and Batanes Group of Islands. Its inner rainbands has started to spread across Cagayan and Isabela where occasional rains and gusty winds will be expected.
24-hr Outlook: STY KIKO (CHANTHU) is forecast to gain more strength upon its approach along the coastal waters of Northern Cagayan later tonight and will maintain its northwesterly track as it moves across the Balintang and Bashi Channels by Saturday morning. The core (eye & eyewall) of this catastrophic super typhoon will pass over or very close to the island of Batan (where the town of Basco is located) between 8 AM to 2 PM tomorrow. Therefore, damaging catastrophic winds with heavy to extreme rainfall and high storm surge are anticipated along these islands tomorrow morning.
|Where is KIKO (CHANTHU)?||As of 11:00 AM PhT today, September 10…0300 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 240 kph near the center…Gustiness: 295 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Northwest @ 18 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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