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Typhoon Haima tracked over Luzon through the overnight hours after slamming in to Cagayan Province on the islands north east around 3AM Philippine time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7ocVztfrnk Key Notes All schools and flights are cancelled across northern Luzon Wide spread power outages have been reported No Casualties have been reported at this time Check Satellite Imagery Here Wind Profile Can Be Found Here Official Forecast Track  WESTPACWX YOUTUBE CHANNEL A rare tropical cyclone signal warning #5 was issued for Cagayan, Northern Isabela, Apayao, Northern Kalinga Northern Abra and Ilocos Norte. Thousands of evacuation orders have been issued across Aurora, Cagayan and Ilocos Norte according to local officials and schools and businesses have ...

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Typhoon Haima Makes Landfall

Typhoon Haima (Lawin) has made landfall and is now tracking across northern Luzon, already there has been reports of damage but information is limited as power is out and it is still dark out in the area. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Flu4Bkg0T64 PAGASA is taking no chances with this storm issuing the first ever Signal #5 for Cagayan and Isabella in North East Luzon where the storm is expected to come on shore.  Evacuation orders have been issued across Aurora, Cagayan and Ilocos Norte according to local officials.  Meanwhile relief supplies have been set up in hopes to have a swift recovery in northern Luzon following the ...

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Daily weather brief - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

NORTH Cooler air continues to filter down into the north region as we charge through early autumn. A stalled frontal system in northern China will undulate for a bit until another stronger surge comes down later this week. Clouds and showers are possible over Japan and parts of eastern China, while the remainder of the region will see comfortable temperatures under partly cloudy skies. City High/Low C High/Low F Conditions Ulaanbaatar 6 -3 43 27 Mostly fair Vladivostok 17 2 63 36 Partly cloudy Beijing 22 14 72 57 Partly cloudy Seoul 23 12 73 54 Partly cloudy Tokyo 23 18 73 64 Mostly cloudy Xi’an 26 16 79 61 Partly cloudy Shanghai 23 21 73 70 Scattered showers likely   CENTRAL Southern locales of the central region are dealing with tropical storm 24W SARIKA today, as the system crosses the Gulf of Tonkin and moves into southeast Asia near the Vietnam/china ...

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Violent Super Typhoon Haima / Lawin Closes in on Luzon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXH5z9JDfN4&feature=youtu.be Haima (locally known as Lawin) is now the strongest storm on earth and competing with Meranti to be the strongest storm of 2016,and winds pressure down to 900hpa and winds gusting to 175kts. I can NOT stress enough how dangerous this storm is. I know "signal 2" has been issued in NE Luzon but that could be misleading, its not going to stay that way, conditions will go down hill fast today as the outer rain bands start to come on shore and through the overnight hours after sunset it will go from bad to really bad.. ask people who ...

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25W full, 18 OCT

Daily weather brief - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

NORTH A new shot of cold air brings colder temperatures and snowfall to Mongolia and parts of northern China today. An earlier cold front is pushing offshore of Japan after bringing about some spotty severe weather yesterday across the archipelago. The warmest spots in the region will be central China, where warm air advection ahead of the new surge will heart things up a bit, and in japan, where high pressure is just settling in. Skies will be fair to partly cloudy across much of the region, with clouds and snow for areas to the far north, and few clouds hanging ...

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