Tropical Storm Haikui Update August 6, 2012

Latest Video Update on Tropical Storm Haikui now slowly moving away from Okinawa and the rest of Japanese Islands. However, the storm is still bringing occasional bands of heavy rains; and gusty winds, and rough waves continue as well. Weather should start to improve in these islands tomorrow. Haikui is forecast to continue moving slowly west northwestward, becoming a typhoon as early as tongiht as it moves over the Easte China Sea. Haikui is currently forecast to make landfall along the coast of Zhejiang Province (near Wenzhou) south of Shanghai as early as Wednesday morning. Stormy conditions are happening now and will last into tomorrow. Please stay safe and continue monitoring the developments of Haikui on the news and JMA. If you are in Eastern China please continue monitoring the forecasts for your area as well as this system is forecast to make landfall in your region in about 3 days’ time.

Rest of the video looks at the other Tropical Depression NW of Wake Island and well away from Japan. We also look at the monsoon trough and the continuous effects of the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) in the Philippines which has brought heavy rains last night across Manila. Finally, we briefly take a look at the Atlantic Basin for the latest on Tropical Storm Ernesto–check out our affiliate for updates on those.

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Stay safe!

-WxCaster PAT

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