SUPER TYPHOON KIKO (CHANTHU) ADVISORY NO. 06
Issued at: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Friday, 10 September 2021
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Saturday, 11 September 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Super Typhoon KIKO (CHANTHU) has rapidly intensified during the past 6 hours and is now an Extremely Catastrophic Category 5 Howler while passing along the coastal waters of Northern Cagayan. Its core is now endangering the province of Batanes particularly Batan Island, where its capital Basco is located. Its inner rainbands continues to spread across Cagayan and Isabela where occasional rains and gusty winds will be expected tonight.
24-hr Outlook: STY KIKO (CHANTHU) is forecast to enter the eastern portion of the Balintang Channel tonight and will maintain its northwesterly track as it moves across the Eastern Babuyan Islands by early tomorrow morning. The core (eye & eyewall) of this catastrophic super typhoon will pass over or very close to Basco, Batanes between 6 to 10 AM tomorrow morning, and along Itbayat, Batanes between 12 to 4 PM. Damaging catastrophic winds with heavy to extreme rainfall and high storm surge are expected along these islands. STY KIKO is expected to weaken slightly by tomorrow afternoon.
|Where is KIKO (CHANTHU)?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, September 10…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 270 kph near the center…Gustiness: 325 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||North-Northwest @ 17 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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