TYPHOON ODETTE (RAI) ADVISORY NO. 04
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Thursday, 16 December 2021
Next update: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Thursday, 16 December 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Typhoon ODETTE (RAI) has rapidly intensified into a 215-km/hr Category 4 system as it moves closer to Northern Caraga, particularly the islands of Siargao and Dinagat Islands. This system could become a Super Typhoon if the rapid intensification trend continues to occur prior to landfall.
24-hr Outlook: TY ODETTE (RAI) is forecast to accelerate westward at an increased speed of 27 kph, making landfall along Siargao-Dinagat-Surigao Del Norte this afternoon with forecast winds of 260 kph, and will start to cross the Visayas passing over Bohol tonight, and over Cebu around midnight. By early tomorrow morning, Odette will traverse Southern or Central Negros with decreased wind speeds of 220 kph (Cat 4).
The presence of this powerful typhoon will enhance the Northeast Monsoon (Amihan) and bring cloudy skies with passing “on-and-off” rains with possible Severe Thunderstorms and gusty winds of 30-60 kph across the Eastern Sections of Northern & Central Luzon including CaLaBaRZon, Metro Manila, Bicol Region, Oriental Mindoro, & Marinduque – beginning today through Friday (Dec 17).
|Where is ODETTE (RAI)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, December 16…2100 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 215 kph near the center…Gustiness: 260 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West @ 20 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 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||
|Information based on data collected by Typhoon2000 (T2k) shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. Typhoon2000 (T2k) shall not be responsible for the private use and reliance of its weather information.|
Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Typhoon2000 (T2K)
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