TROPICAL STORM LEKIMA (HANNA) STORMWATCH NO. 04
Issued at: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT) Tuesday 06 August 2019
Next update: 7:00 AM PhT (23:00 GMT), Wednesday 07 August 2019
|Current Status and Outlook||Tropical Storm LEKIMA (HANNA) has intensified and continues to pose a threat to Batanes while drifting erratically west-northwestward over the North Philippine Sea during the past 24 hours.
TS LEKIMA (HANNA) together with the active Monsoon Trough will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) and bring generally cloudy conditions with “on-&-off” rains and thunderstorms across MiMaRoPa and the Western Sections of Southern Luzon and Visayas today through Wednesday (Aug 07).
|Where is LEKIMA (HANNA)?||As of 5:00 AM PhT today, August 06…2100 GMT. The center was located over the southern part of the North Philippine Sea [near 18.7°N 129.0°E], about 758 km east-southeast of Basco, Batanes or 971 km east-northeast of Metro Manila.|
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 85 kph near the center, with gustiness: 100 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||Westward @ 05 kph, towards the Western Part of the North Philippine Sea.|
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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines