MINOR TROPICAL DEPRESSION DEVELOPS, NO MAJOR THREAT

Don’t panic, yes JMA is tracking a Tropical Depression east of the Philippines, but it should quickly become absorbed by a passing mid-latitude trough through mid-week without bringing any impact to the Philippines or any major land masses for that matter. As of Monday morning the Tropical Depression was looking rather organized on satellite imagery […]

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Tropics Remain April Like (April 20th )

The tropics remain calm this week following Tropical Depression Crising this past weekend that left 8 dead in Visayas and resulted in wide spread flooding across the central Philippines.   Now typical April weather is back and we are continuing to see the “Philippine summer” dominate the Philippines. Do note though the remnants of Crising […]

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TROPICAL DEPRESSION EAST OF MINDANAO / VISAYAS EXPECTED TO BRING HEAVY RAINS OVER HOLIDAY WEEKEND

A big rain maker in the forecast for Visayas and eastern Mindanao over the coming days with up to 100mm of rain in coastal Leyte and Samar is very well likely with lesser amounts extending inland towards Cebu and Cagayan. This is all the result of a low pressure area that has gained an impressive […]

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TROPICS START TO SHOW SIGNS OF ACTIVITY IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC

The tropics have been rather calm recently keeping our updates on the limited side over the course of the last few months.  That could change over the coming week though as things start to pick up in the western pacific with the waning of the North East Monsoon and the slow improvement of conditions conducive […]

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SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE COOK NEARS LANDFALL IN NEW CALEDONIA

Cyclone Cook is nearing landfall in New Caledonia today threatening to bring damaging winds, storm surge and flooding rains across the French Southern Pacific Island through Monday in to Tuesday.   As of Monday morning the well defined eye of the storm is clearly visible on radar nearing the island.  Max winds at landfall could […]

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Western Pacific Tropical Update – 28 March 2017

Bottom Line Up Front: Tropical disturbance bring showers across Micronesia Active Storms: None 5-Day Tropical Discussion: An area of convergence persists across eastern Yap state this evening, spreading periods of heavy rainfall, mainly south of the Caroline Islands.  This area will be monitored over the next 5 days as it slowly moves westward.  It should largely […]

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