Typhoon LUPIT: 22 October 2009
- Position: At 4:00 am (local time) Typhoon LUPIT (locally known as “RAMIL”) was located 350 km East Northeast of Aparri, Cagayan.
- Coordinates: 19.0°N, 125.3°E
- Maximum sustained winds: 160 km/h
- Max Wind gusts: 195 km/h
- Movement: It is forecast to move in West-Southwesterly direction (240 degrees) at 11 km/h (6 kt)
LUPIT Track by Philippines Dost-Pagasa.
Forecast Positions/Outlook (PAGASA):
- Friday morning: 250 km East of Aparri, Cagayan
- Saturday morning: 180 km East of Aparri, Cagayan
- Sunday morning: 110 km East of Aparri, Cagayan
- Northern Luzon will have stormy weather while Central Luzon will experience rains and occasional gusty winds with moderate to rough seas. The rest of Luzon will have mostly cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms while Visayas and Mindanao will be partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms.
- Moderate to strong winds blowing from the Northwest to Southwest will prevail over Visayas and the rest of Luzon and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, winds will be light to moderate coming from the West to Southwest with slight to moderate seas except during thunderstorms.
Tropical Cyclone Warning: Typhoon “RAMIL” (LUPIT)
Issued at 5:00 a.m., Thursday, 22 October 2009
- Signal No. 3 (100-185 kph winds)
- Batanes Group
- Calayan Island
- Babuyan Islands
- Signal No. 2 (60-100 kph winds)
- Ilocos Norte
- Ilocos Sur
- Mt. Province
- La Union
- Nueva Vizcaya
- Signal No. 1 (30-60 kph winds)
- Nueva Ecija
- Northern Quezon
- Polillo Islands
Gale Warning: Issued by PAGASA at: 5:00 a.m., Today, 22 October 2009
- Strong to gale force winds is expected to affect the eastern seaboards of Central Luzon and Southern Luzon and the Western seaboard of Luzon.
- Conditions are forecast as “rough” to “very rough” with waves of up to 5-meter high.
- Areas affected:
- THE EASTERN SEABOARDS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN LUZON
- WESTERN SEABOARD OF NORTHERN LUZON
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Typhoon LUPIT – 21 Oct 2009
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At 00:00 UTC – Oct 21, 2009
Max Winds: 160km/h (85 knots) Category: 2
Max Gusts: 195 km/h (105knots)
Coordinates: 20.5ºN 128.9ºE
Movement past six hours: 280 degrees at 15 km/h (08 kts)
Location: About 925 km (500 kts) NE of Manila Philippines
Summary of Storm Activity
Lupit is tracking westward steered by a subtropical ridge extension to the north. Deep convection has become more organized near the storm center over the past six hours, JTWC reported.
History Color Code - The chart color codes intensity (category based on Saffir-Simpson scale)
NOTE: Pressures are in millibars and winds are in knots where one knot is equal to 1.15 mph. Source: UniSys Weather
Typhoon LUPIT – 20 Oct 2009
Typhoon LUPIT – 20 October 2009, at 09:00UTC
Position: 20.4ºN, 129.3ºE
Location: Approximately 1,110 km (600 NM) northeast of Manila, Philippines.
Movement: WNW at about 15km/h (8 knots)
Center: LUPIT’s Eye has once again become visible
System Characteristics: LUPIT has good radial out flow
Maximum significant wave height: ~ 11 meters (34 feet)
Max sustained winds: 175km/h (95 knots)
Max gusts: 215 km/h (115 knots)
Background and More images:
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- Northwest Pacific – Visible
- Northwest Pacific – Visible (Colorized)
- Northwest Pacific – Infrared
- Northwest Pacific – IR (Aviation Color Enhancement)
- West Pacific – Water Vapor
- West Pacific – Visible
- West Pacific – Visible (Colorized)
- West Pacific – Infrared
- West Pacific – IR (Aviation Color Enhancement)
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