Tropical Storm NANMADOL (EMONG) StormWatch No. 01



Issued at: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Sunday 02 July 2017
Next update: Monday Afternoon,  03 July 2017
Current Status and Outlook The small Tropical Disturbance (LPA) over the North Philippine Sea, east of Northern Luzon has rapidly developed into a Tropical Depression this morning and is now Tropical Storm NANMADOL (EMONG). This storm is not a threat to the Philippines and will eventually exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by tomorrow morning (Monday, July 03).
Where is Nanmadol (Emong)? As of 11:00 AM PhT today, July 02…0300 GMT.  The center was located over the North Philippine Sea (near 21.2N 126.5E), about 478 km east-northeast of Basco, Batanes or 423 km south-southeast of Ishigakijima. 
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 65 kph near the center…Gustiness: 85 kph
Where is it heading? It was moving Northwest @ 36 kph, towards Yaeyama Island Chain.
Forecast Highlights
  • The Global Typhoon Models (GTM) are showing that TS Nanmadol (Emong) will rapidly strengthen into a Severe Tropical Storm (STS) upon exiting the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) tomorrow morning.
  • The latest Day 2 Forecast (July 4) shows TS Nanmadol (Emong) passing over Western Japan.  This forecast is at LOW CONFIDENCE.
  • TS Nanmadol (Emong) is far away to directly affect any part of the Philippines.

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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines


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