Tropical Storm Kompasu / Maring Makes landfall in Vietnam , Westpac Tropical Update

Kompasu / Maring still bringing messy weather across SE Asia today. Not only is the storm making landfall but feeder bands continue to influence weather from Taiwan to Palawan.

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Multiple Tropical Areas in the Western Pacific

JMA has upgraded the area Near Hainan (Lannie) to Tropical Storm Lionrock. This storm is not expected to become a typhoon but will bring heavy rainfall across Hainan and into Northern Vietnam this weekend. Lionrock by the way the coolest of the names submitted to the Typhoon Committee is the name of a mountain in […]

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Tropical Update

Tracking a few areas around the Philippines today, one nearing Vietnam while another will likely develop in to a Monsoonal Gyre Type of system ushering in heavy rainfall at times early next week for Luzon.

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Typhoon Mindulle Passing Near Tokyo, Japan Friday

A messy Friday in the Forecast for the Izu islands and coastal Kanto Plain in Japan. It May not be a full-on Typhoon for Tokyo but for the coast some tropical storm conditions are likely. This includes the Yokosuka area where gust over 100kph is possible Friday afternoon. That equals a few gusts over “50kts” […]

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Typhoon Mindulle Nearing Japan

#Mindulle has a big fat eye on it after going through an EWRC (eyewall replacement cycle). So big you can almost call this guy MIke Wazowski. (let’s see who gets that) This has created a rather large wind field with it but the good news is the storm should stay offshore enough to keep the […]

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Chanthu / Kiko Passes near Luzon and then in to Taiwan

Sunrise over Typhoon Chanthu / Kiko shows a beast of a storm off the coast of northeast Luzon. I know it looks spooky but the good news the forecast continues to pull the storm north. To close for comfort though with the outer rain bands though. I do think the outer eye wall will be […]

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Super Typhoon Chanthu / Kiko Nearing NE Luzon and in to Taiwan

#Chanthu / Kiko is still too close for comfort in to Luzon, it is expected to pass north of Cagayan but cone of error remains well over Cagayan. In fact I think the outer eye wall will likely move over Santa Ana and Aparri, so if you know anyone out there ensure they are getting […]

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