Wednesday, July 21, 2010

TY Chanthu Update #8

Chanthu has been upgraded into Typhoon status. Maximum sustained winds are now at 130kph, equivalent to a Category-1 hurricane. TY Chanthu continues to move northwest and will make landfall near the city of Zhanjiang this afternoon/early evening (Philippine Time). 12-hour rainfall accumulations of as much as 200mm is expected especially for areas that will be within the eye of the storm. Chanthu will quickly dissipate after landfall.

Image taken from the Naval Research Laboratoy

Issued (04z) 12pm PST 072210

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