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PAGASA announces the start of the Southwest Monsoon

As we head more and more in to May and June the south west monsoon as scheduled is starting to get a hold on across southeast Asia. His includes the Philippines where on Wednesday May 24th PAGASA announced the official start of the “Hagabat” or the southwest monsoon. This does not mean the “rainy season” […]

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2017 WESTPACWX TYPHOONS SEASON OUTLOOK

As we approach typhoon season it looks more and more like we will see a above average season across the western pacific. This will be due to the above average sea surface temperatures already building in across the Westpac. That combined with the common trend over the past few years of above average seasons with […]

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BIG UPDATE TO THE JMA WEBSITE WARNING PAGE

A big and useful update on the JMA (Japan meteorological agency) website was put in place on Wednesday the 17th of May 2017, now more details are being released on warnings/ advisories. In English! This is a big jump from the warning information provided before which in short was released simply “there is a thunderstorm advisory […]

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