Tropical Storm YAGI (KARDING) Final StormWatch




Issued at: 5:00 PM PhT (09:00 GMT) Friday 10 August 2018
Current Status and Outlook Tropical Storm YAGI (KARDING) is now heading towards the Southern Islands of Japan particularly Okinawa and the Ryukyus, and is expected to move out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) by early Saturday morning (Aug 11).

*This is the Final StormWatch Update on this Tropical Cyclone.

This system will continue to induce the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) and bring scattered to widespread occasional rains and thunderstorms across the western sections of Luzon including Metro Manila through the next 24 hours.

Where is YAGI (KARDING? As of 3:00 PM PhT today, August 10…0700 GMT. The center was located over the northeastern part of the North Philippine Sea (near 23.7°N 131.6°E), about 482 km southeast of Okinawa, Japan or 1,053 km east-northeast of Basco, Batanes
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 75 kph near the center…Gustiness: 95 kph
Past Movement (06 hrs) North-Northwest @ 08 kph,  towards the Ryukyu Islands.
Forecast Highlights
  • TS Yagi (Karding) is forecast to accelerate towards the NW for the next 24 hours and will exit the Northeastern Border of PAR by early Saturday morning, Aug 11. It shall pass over or very close to Okinawa, Japan on Saturday evening. 

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Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines

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