TROPICAL STORM SURIGAE STORMWATCH NO. 03
Issued at: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Thursday, 15 April 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Friday, 16 April 2021 or earlier
|Current Status and Outlook||
Tropical Storm (TS) SURIGAE has strengthened into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) and has drifted west-northwestward slowly during the past 6 hours…expected to enter the southeastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by tomorrow morning.
STS SURIGAE is forecast to become a Typhoon (TY) by tomorrow afternoon and shall start accelerating west-northwestward across the Philippine Sea for the next 48 hours. Further intensification is anticipated as it moves closer to the coastal areas of Samar and Bicol Provinces.
|Where is SURIGAE?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, April 15…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 95 kph near the center…Gustiness: 120 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||West-Northwest @ 04 kph, towards the Philippine Sea.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for T2K