SUPER TYPHOON ODETTE (RAI) ADVISORY NO. 06
Issued at: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Thursday, 16 December 2021
Next update: 1:00 AM PhT (17:00 GMT) Friday, 17 December 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||Super Typhoon ODETTE (RAI) has weakened after making landfall over the Islands of Siargao, Dinagat, and Panaon this afternoon…now approaching Macrohon-Maasin City Area in Southern Leyte.
24-hr Outlook: STY ODETTE (RAI) is forecast to weaken further while moving westward at 26 kph, and will make more major landfalls across Bohol (tonight), Cebu (late tonight or midnight), Negros (early tomorrow morning) and will be over the Sulu Sea by mid-morning tomorrow. By tomorrow afternoon, Odette will be approaching eastern coast of Northern Palawan, with decreasing wind speeds of 185 kph (Category 3).
The presence of this 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 until tomorrow (Dec 17).
|Where is ODETTE (RAI)?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, December 16…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 240 kph near the center…Gustiness: 295 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West @ 29 kph, towards 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 5 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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