TROPICAL STORM SURIGAE STORMWATCH NO. 02
Issued at: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Thursday, 15 April 2021
|Current Status and Outlook||
The Tropical Depression over Western Micronesia has been upgraded into a Tropical Storm (TS) with international name “SURIGAE”, a North Korean word for a kind of eagle. This storm is currently moving slowly during the past 6 hours and is likely to intensify further into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) by Thursday afternoon.
TS SURIGAE is forecast to become a Typhoon (TY) and enter the southeastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Friday morning, April 16.
|Where is SURIGAE?||As of 5:00 PM PhT today, April 14…0900 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 75 kph near the center…Gustiness: 95 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Northwest Slowly, towards Western Micronesia.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for T2K