SUPER TYPHOON ODETTE (RAI) ADVISORY NO. 05
Issued at: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Thursday, 16 December 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Thursday, 16 December 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||ODETTE (RAI) is now an Extremely Catastrophic, Category 5 Super Typhoon after undergoing rapid intensification during the past 6 to 12 hours. The Core (Eye+Eyewall) is about to make landfall over Siargao-Dinagat Islands in the next few hours.
24-hr Outlook: STY ODETTE (RAI) is forecast to accelerate west to west-northwestward at an increased speed of 28 kph, making further multiple landfalls across Surigao Del Norte (this afternoon), Bohol (tonight), Cebu (late tonight or midnight), Negros (early tomorrow morning) and will be over the Sulu Sea by mid-morning tomorrow. The intensity of Odette will start to weaken from 260 kph down to 185 kph (Category 3) upon moving over the Sulu Sea.
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 – today through Friday (Dec 17).
|Where is ODETTE (RAI)?||As of 11:00 AM PhT today, December 16…0300 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 260 kph near the center…Gustiness: 315 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West @ 26 kph, towards Surigao Del Norte-Bohol-Cebu-Negros Area.|
|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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