Category Archives: Tropical Cyclones

Typhoon Developing over western North Pacific

Tropical Storm Kammuri over the western North Pacific SW of Guam has been moving west at 12 knots and is moving over warm ocean water with low wind shear.    Max winds currently at 55 knots is forecast to intensify … Continue reading

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Typhoon Fengsen moves north over western North Pacific

Typhoon Fengsen, over the western North Pacific currently S-SE of Iwo To is moving northward at 14 knots with max winds of 110 knots and max significant wave heights to 50 feet (about 15 meters). Fengsen is forecast to turn … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Matmo has made landfall SSE of Kolkata, India

Tropical Cyclone Matmo has made landfall SSE of Kolkata, India near the India-Bangladesh border and was moving ENE at 8 knots. At landfall the max winds were about 100 knots but currently has fallen to about 80 knots. Matmo will … Continue reading

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TS Nakri forms over South China Sea

Tropical Storm Nakri has formed over the South China Sea WSW of Manila, Philippines and is currently drifting southward slowly. Max winds are estimated to be 60 knots  and Nakri is forecast to strengthen and move westward reaching typhoon intensity … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Matmo strengthens over Bay Bengal

Tropical Cyclone Matmo currently over the Bay of Bengal ESE of Visakhapatnam, India has been moving north at 6 knots with max winds now at 75 knots and max significant wave height of 25 feet (7.6 meters).  Matmo continues to … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Matmo forms over the Bay of Bengal

TC Matmo has developed over the Bay of Bengal ESE of Visakhapatnam, India and was moving northeastward at 4 knots with max winds of 35 knots. Environmental conditions favor development and Matmo is forecast to turn more towards the northwest … Continue reading

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Update: Super Typhoon Halong how with max winds 155 knots

Super Typhoon Halong has continued to strengthen and now has max winds of 155 knots (180 mph) as it moves north-northwestward over the western North Pacific ESE of Iwo To.  This makes Halong the strongest western North Pacific typhoon of the 2019 … Continue reading

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Typhoon Halong strengthens over western North Pacific

Typhoon Halong, northeast of Saipan has been moving NW at 6 knots with max winds of 115 knots with maximum significant wave heights to 30 feet.  Currently hurricane force winds extend outward 20-30 nm and 50 knot or higher winds … Continue reading

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TD 24 nears Tropical Storm strength over West Pacific

Tropical Depression 24 located about 713 NM east of Guam has been moving NW at 8 knots with max winds of 30 knots. Recent satellite data suggest that rapid deepening may be underway and could reach typhoon strength within 36 … Continue reading

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Update: Tropical Cyclone Maha over Arabian Sea

TC Maha, located about 469 NM south of Karachi has been moving NW at 8 knots with max winds now at 60 knots with a maximum significant wave height of about 19 feet.  Maha is forecast to intensify to over … Continue reading

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