The Number One Typhoon "Muifa"

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The Number One Typhoon "Muifa"

Postby wangdl » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:34 pm

According to the information from National Meteorological Center of CMA, The number one typhoon (tropical storm) of this year “Muifa” (name meaning: a kind of flower; name origin: Macau, China) formed this morning over the western North Pacific east of the Philippines. At 0000 UTC it was located about 1640 km to the east of Manila, the Philippines, 13.4°N, 136.1°E, with a wind speed of 18 m/s, a central pressure of 998 hPa, and a radius of 34 kt winds of 100-150 km. “Muifa” is expected to move northwest at a speed of 12 km/h, with little change in intensity. Then it is expected to move northeast after 27 April, weakened into an extratropical cyclone. “Muifa” would not affect China sea area.

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Re: The Number One Typhoon "Muifa"

Postby WGM TCS » Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:56 pm

Structure on satellite image looks average and different centres locate the centres differently:

HONG KONG OBSERVATORY 260000Z 13.4N 135.0E 30KT
JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER, USA 260600Z 13.5N 134.3E 40KT
JAPAN METEOROLOGICAL AGENCY 260600Z 13.6N 135.4E 35KT
CENTRAL WEATHER BUREAU, TAIWAN 260600Z 13.6N 134.3E 35KT
NATIONAL METEOROLOGICAL CENTER, CHINA 260600Z 13.5N 135.6E 35KT
KOREA METEOROLOGICAL ADMINISTRATION 260600Z 13.7N 134.9E 35KT

Anyway this storm should not pose any threat to land but it marks the beginning of the 2017 typhoon season.
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Re: The Number One Typhoon "Muifa"

Postby wangdl » Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:05 am

New information about "Muifa" from NMC of CMA:

Analysis Time: Apr. 27th 00 UTC
Name of TC: MUIFA
Num. of TC: 1701
Current Location: 14.7N 134.3E
Max Sustained Winds: 18m/s(64.8km/h)
Pressure: 998hPa
Radius of 34knots Winds: NE 150km SE 150km SW 80km NW 80km
MOVE NNE 18km/h

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Re: The Number One Typhoon "Muifa"

Postby wangdl » Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:09 pm

Updating information for Muifa

National Meteorological Center No.1776
Analysis Time: Apr. 27th 06 UTC
Name of TC: MUIFA
Num. of TC: 1701
Current Location: 15.3N 134.6E
Max Sustained Winds: 18m/s(64.8km/h)
Pressure: 998hPa
Radius of 34knots Winds: NE 150km SE 150km SW 80km NW 80km
MOVE NE 20km/h


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