Sunday, August 5, 2012

Tropical Storm Haikui (and TD 13W) Video Update 3

Latest Video Update on Tropical Storm Haikui now affecting Okinawa, Amami, and the rest of Japanese Islands. Haikui is bringing bands of heavy rains, gusty winds, and rough waves; these conditions will last tonight and into tomorrow. Haikui is forecast to continue moving slowly west northwestward, becoming a typhoon tomorrow as it moves over the Eastern China Sea. Haikui is currently forecast to make landfall along the coast of Zhejiang Province south of Shanghai as early as Wednesday morning. Stormy conditions are happening now and will last into tomorrow. Please stay safe and continue monitoring the developments of Haikui on the news and JMA. If you are in Eastern China please continue monitor the forecasts for your area as well as this system is forecast to make landfall in your region in about 3 days' time.

Rest of the video looks at the other Tropical Depression NW of Wake Island and well away from Japan. We also look at the monsoon trough and the continuous effects of the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) in the Philippines. Finally, we give a shout out at the Atlantic Basin where two cyclones have formed--check out our affiliate for updates on those.

If you have any reports of storm damages in your area, please share them with us by commenting below or sending us an email at

We'll have our Text Updates for TS Haikui and TD 13W in an hour. Stay safe!
Issued (09 UTC) 5pm PhT 080512

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