SEVERE TROPICAL STORM ODETTE (RAI) ADVISORY NO. 01
Issued at: 8:00 PM PhT (12:00 GMT) Tuesday, 14 December 2021
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Wednesday, 15 December 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Tropical Storm (TS) RAI has intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) as it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)…now named domestically by PAGASA as “ODETTE”, the 15th Tropical Cyclone of 2021. This storm now pose a serious threat to Caraga and Visayas.
24-hr Outlook: STS ODETTE (RAI) is forecast to maintain its WNW track across the northeastern portion of the South Philippine Sea through tomorrow, Wednesday afternoon with a decreased forward speed of 19 kph. It is expected to become a Typhoon by early tomorrow morning.
|Where is ODETTE (RAI)?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, December 14…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 100 kph near the center…Gustiness: 130 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Northwest @ 25 kph, across the Philippine Sea.|
|Potential Philippine Major 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 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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