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Super Typhoon BOPHA Targets Philippines

Posted by feww on December 1, 2012

BOPHA Packing Big Punch

Typhoon BOPHA is forecast to strike Philippine Islands as a category 4C storm with sustained winds of about 238kmh and gusts of up to 275kmh [FEWW estimate is based on several models] at about 02:00UCT on  December4, 2012.

BOPHA could cause significant damage to property and infrastructure  in the coastal areas, with potential for flooding and landslides further inland.

  • Storm surges of up to 10m could swamp the shoreline areas.

BOPHA
Typhoon BOPHA. Image Source: NOAA GOES Satellite.

BOPHA track
BOPHA track and projected path. Source: CIMSS

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