Typhoon MAN-YI (TOMAS) Final StormWatch




Issued at: 5:00 AM PhT (21:00 GMT) Monday 26 November 2018
Current Status and Outlook Typhoon MAN-YI (TOMAS) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) last night as it starts to accelerate northwestward across the North Philippine Sea.  Expected to rapidly weaken due to cold air entrainment.

This is the Final Update on this Tropical Cyclone.

Where is MAN-YI (TOMAS)? As of 3:00 AM PhT today, November 26…1900 GMT, the center was located over the North Philippine Sea (near 18.9°N 134.3°E), about 1,281 km east of Santa Ana, Cagayan or 1,300 km east of Basco, Batanes
How strong is it? Maximum Sustained Winds (10-min avg): 130 kph near the center…Gustiness: 160 kph
Past Movement (06 hrs) West-Northwest @ 13 kph, towards the North Philippine Sea.
Forecast Highlights
  • MAN-YI (TOMAS) is far away to directly affect any part of the Philippines. 
  • This typhoon is expected to continue losing strength beginning today through Tuesday due to the surge of cold air from the Northeast Monsoon (Amihan).
  • The WPF’s 24-hour Forecast shows it weakening into a Tropical Storm (TS) or Tropical Depression (TD) on Tuesday morning. 
  • The presence of this Tropical Cyclone will enhance the Northeast Monsoon (Amihan) and bring partly cloudy to cloudy skies with some passing rain showers along the northern and eastern sections of Luzon.

Information based on data collected by WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc. shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. WeatherPhilippines shall not be responsible for the private use and reliance of its weather information.

Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for WeatherPhilippines

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