TYPHOON KIKO (CHANTHU) ADVISORY NO. 10 [FINAL]
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (11:00 GMT) Sunday, 12 September 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Typhoon KIKO (CHANTHU) picking up speed as it moves across the East Taiwan Sea…weakening further into a Category 3 cyclone. Its core is expected to move out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this afternoon. With this development, this is the Final Advisory on the tropical cyclone.
24-hr Outlook: TY KIKO (CHANTHU) is forecast to accelerate rapidly poleward for the next 24 hours, weakening to a Category 2 Typhoon. The decaying core of this typhoon will move along the offshore areas of Zhejiang Province, China tomorrow morning.
Meanwhile, the presence of this typhoon will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon Rains (Habagat) across Northern & Central Luzon including Batanes & Babuyan Island Group, and Occidental Mindoro today. Improving weather conditions will be expected early next week as the typhoon dies down over Shanghai, China.
|Where is KIKO (CHANTHU)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, September 12…2100 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 195 kph near the center…Gustiness: 240 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||North-Northeast @ 19 kph, towards Eastern China.|
|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.
|2-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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