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Lan setting its sights for southwestern Japan

Good morning from the Western Pacific Weather team. Khanun is no more, but Lan is still generating some buzz as it sits east of the Philippines. There was a lot of chatter about a possible low pressure area developing west of the Philippines, but at this point, it does not look like that will actually […]

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Khanun once again a tropical storm

Khanun is really struggling with its movement over southern China as the latest update from the Japan Meteorological Agency shows a downgrade for the system to a tropical storm. In fact, the latest satellite imagery shows a significant loosening of its tropical characteristics and is having a hard time keeping itself together. This could mean […]

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Khanun weakens, Lan forms

Good morning from the Western Pacific Weather team. Khanun has weakened into a Severe Tropical Storm, but it is still bringing some strong winds and significant rainfall into southern areas of China and into the Indochina Peninsula. Those in Vietnam will have to continue monitoring the system as it continues to weaken and turn toward […]

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Khanun now large, strong typhoon

Good evening from the Western Pacific Weather team. Khanun has now intensified into a strong typhoon, and it has developed into a large size, forcing its impact from Hong Kong into Hainan. The Hong Kong International Airport has reported winds of 48 kilometers per hour during the 08 UTC hour. Khanun will continue to weave […]

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Khanun intensifies, departs from the Philippines

Good morning from the Western Pacific Weather team. The Japan Meteorological Agency has upgraded Khanun’s status to a severe tropical storm during its 00 UTC update for Saturday. The system has been responsible for battering the northern areas of Luzon over the past couple of days. Khanun is now slowly exiting the region, though some […]

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Khanun setting its sights for Hainan

Good evening from the Western Pacific Weather team. Tropical Storm Khanun (Odette) is making its way out of the Philippines, though the system continues to influence the weather pattern for the country. While the rainfall has significantly decreased for Luzon, a return flow is bringing rain into Cebu and the surrounding islands. The winds will […]

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