TROPICAL STORM LINGLING (LIWAYWAY) UPDATE NO. 03
Issued at: 6:45 AM PhT (22:45 GMT) Tuesday, 03 September 2019
Next update: 7:00 PM PhT (11:00 GMT) Tuesday, 03 September 2019
|Current Status and Outlook||
Tropical Storm LINGLING (LIWAYWAY) has further slowed down and gained more strength, as it starts to turn northward while passing over the eastern portions of the Balintang and Bashi Channels. Its western and southwestern rainbands continues to spread across Extreme Northern Luzon.
24-hr Outlook: TS LINGLING (LIWAYWAY) is forecast to move northward across the eastern portion of Bashi Channel and East Taiwan Sea with a forward speed of 18 km/hr and will continue gaining strength, attaining minimal Typhoon classification by early Wednesday morning (Sept 04).
This storm will continue to enhance the Southwesterly Surface Windflow (Weak Habagat) and bring cloudy skies with isolated to scattered rain showers and thunderstorms with squalls (sudden gust of winds) across Western and Southern Luzon including Metro Manila, Bicol Region, MiMaRoPa, Sulu Archipelago, and Western Visayas today.
|Where is LINGLING (LIWAYWAY)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, September 03…2100 GMT. The center was located over the northeastern part of the Balintang Channel (near 19.3°N 124.1°E), about 224 km east-northeast of Santa Ana, Cagayan or 254 km east-southeast of Basco, Batanes.|
|How strong is it?||
Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 85 kph near the center…Gustiness: 100 kph.
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||North-Northwest @ 17 kph, towards the Eastern Part of Bashi Channel and East Taiwan Sea.|
|Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s)||:: None.|
|What Philippine areas will be directly affected?||Heavy to Extreme Rains (50 mm to more than 100 mm expected):
>> Ilocos Norte, Northern Apayao, Northern Cagayan, Batanes & Babuyan Group of Islands – Today.
Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
|Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+||:: None.
+Waves of 3 meters in height is expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas on where the Tropical Cyclone is headed. Kindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates for more details.
|3-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**||
WEDNESDAY EARLY MORNING: Intensifies into a Typhoon (Category 1) as it moves Northward over the eastern part of the East Taiwan Sea…about 306 km E of Taitung, Taiwan [2AM Sept 04: 22.7°N 124.1°E @ 120kph]. Confidence Level: MEDIUM.
THURSDAY EARLY MORNING: Continues to intensify as it passes in the vicinity of Miyakojima while turning NNE slightly, about to exit the northern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)…about 357 km E of Taipei, Taiwan [2AM Sept 05: 24.9°N 125.1°E @ 130kph]. Confidence Level: LOW.
FRIDAY EARLY MORNING: Still intensifying, becomes a Category 2 Typhoon as it accelerates northward across the East China Sea…about 491 km NE of Taipei, Taiwan [2AM Sept 06: 27.7°N 125.5°E @ 145kph]. Confidence Level: LOW.
**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/have 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 Info||> 24 hr. Rain Accumulation (across its circulation): 25 to 320 mm [Light to Extreme]
> Minimum Central Pressure: 994 millibars (hPa)
> Size of Circulation [Convective Cloud-Based, in diameter]: 455 km (Small)
> Area of Damaging Winds (100 kph or more wind gusts): None.
|Additional Information||Time/Date: 5:00 AM PhT Tue September 03, 2019
Location of Center/Eye: Near 19.3°N Lat 124.1°E Lon
Distance 1: 279 km ENE of Aparri, Cagayan
Distance 2: 288 km SE of Itbayat, Batanes
Distance 3: 313 km NE of Palanan, Isabela
Distance 4: 351 km NE of Tabuk City, Kalinga
Distance 5: 617 km NNE of Metro Manila
24 hr. Forecast Coordinates (Class): 22.7°N 124.1°E (TY)
48 hr. Forecast Coordinates (Class): 24.9°N 125.1°E (TY)
72 hr. Forecast Coordinates (Class): 27.7°N 125.5°E (TY)
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