Tropical Storm 31W (TINO) Final StormWatch



Issued at: 6:45 AM PhT (22:45 GMT) Saturday 18 November 2017
Current Status and Outlook Tropical Storm 31W (TINO) has been upgraded from LPA 90W…rapidly intensified right after crossing Palawan…now moving quickly west-northwestward, farther away from the country. 31W is just about to leave the southeastern border of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).  

*This is the Final StormWatch on the departing Tropical Cyclone.

The storm’s easternmost trough is still affecting Northern Palawan including the Calamian Group of Islands and will bring overcast skies with scattered light to moderate to at times heavy rain showers and thunderstorms today.

Where is the 31W (TINO)? As of 5:00 AM PhT, November 18…2100 GMT.  The center was located over the West Philippine Sea (near 11.2N 115.6E), about 374 km west-northwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan or 707 km east-southeast of Nha Trang, Vietnam. 
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 65 kph near the center…Gustiness: 85 kph
Past Movement (06 hrs) It was moving West-Northwest @ 28 kph, towards Southern Vietnam.
Forecast Highlights
  • The Global Typhoon Forecast Models (GTFM) predict this system to make landfall over Southeastern Vietnam, near Nha Trang on or before Sunday noon (Nov 19). The forecast confidence is at MEDIUM.
  • Its main circulation is no longer affecting any parts of the Philippines. 
  • This is now the final StormWatch update on Tropical Storm 31W (TINO).

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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines


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