Sunday, May 29, 2011

Storm Songda Update #20 [FINAL]

Songda is now quickly weakening as it transitions into an extra tropical cyclone. Main structure is now being sheared by the strong westerlies in Southern Japan. It was last located in Southern Shikoku. Areas there are still reporting winds of 40-60kph. The system is moving NE at 55kph.

The extratropical cyclone is forecast to move northeast then turn eastward avoiding Tokyo and Southern Honshu. Rain and strong winds should still be felt though across Japan, especially Southern half, today into tomorrow. JMA's Radar: LINK

This is our FINAL update for Songda. Rest of the Pacific is quiet.
Issued (07 UTC) 3pm PhT 052911

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