Gaia Pope: The search for a missing Dorset teenager continues on its 6th day – Published 13 Nov 2017 1853z (GMT/UTC)

Gaia Pope: The search for a missing Dorset teenager continues on its 6th day – Published 13 Nov 2017 1853z (GMT/UTC)

“Gaia Pope was last seen on Tuesday afternoon in Swanage. Hundreds of residents have joined police and coastguards since her disappearance to search for the 19-year-old from #LangtonMatravers who has severe epilepsy. Police have released CCTV footage showing what is believed to be the missing teenager shortly before she vanished. The video shows Gaia running … Continue reading

Vietnam/ South China Sea: Tropical Storm Haikui 111200Z 17.8N 115.6E, moving W Slow 998 hPa (JMA) – Updated 11 Nov 2017 1515z (GMT/UTC)

Vietnam/ South China Sea: Tropical Storm Haikui 111200Z 17.8N 115.6E, moving W Slow 998 hPa (JMA) – Updated 11 Nov 2017 1515z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Haikui 30W ( TS Salome in Philippines) TS 1724 (Haikui) Issued at 12:45 UTC, 11 November 2017 <Analysis at 12 UTC, 11 November> Scale – Intensity – Center position N17°50′ (17.8°) E115°35′ (115.6°) Direction and speed of movement W Slow Central pressure 998 hPa Maximum wind speed near center 20 m/s (40 kt) … Continue reading

Canada/ Ireland/ Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Storm RINA 09/1500Z nr 47.0N 45.5W, moving NE 35kt 998mb NHC FL – Updated 09 Nov 2017 2130z (GMT/UTC)

Canada/ Ireland/ Atlantic Ocean: Post Tropical Storm RINA 09/1500Z nr 47.0N 45.5W, moving NE 35kt 998mb NHC FL – Updated 09 Nov 2017 2130z (GMT/UTC)

Post-Tropical Cyclone RINA National Hurricane Center (FL)   ZCZC MIATCMAT4 ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE RINA FORECAST/ADVISORY NUMBER 14 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL AL192017 1500 UTC THU NOV 09 2017 THERE ARE NO COASTAL WATCHES OR WARNINGS IN EFFECT. POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE CENTER LOCATED NEAR 47.0N 45.5W AT 09/1500Z POSITION ACCURATE WITHIN 30 … Continue reading

Lifeboat/ Water rescue charities receive £1 million to boost search and rescue efforts – Published 08 Nov  2017 2017z (GMT/UTC)

Lifeboat/ Water rescue charities receive £1 million to boost search and rescue efforts – Published 08 Nov 2017 2017z (GMT/UTC)

Water rescue charities receive funding for rescue equipment to keep UK rivers and seas safe. Water rescue charities have been awarded £1 million in funding for vital rescue equipment to help keep the UK’s rivers and seas safe. The money has been made available by the inshore and inland rescue boat grant fund and is the … Continue reading

Andaman Islands/ Thailand/ Myanmar/ India: Tropical Depression 29W 071500Z nr 11.3N 99.9E, moving NNW 07 kt (JTWC) – Updated 07 Nov 2017 1925z (GMT/UTC)

Andaman Islands/ Thailand/ Myanmar/ India: Tropical Depression 29W 071500Z nr 11.3N 99.9E, moving NNW 07 kt (JTWC) – Updated 07 Nov 2017 1925z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression TWENTYNINE 29W MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT  071200Z IS 6 FEET. – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Depression 29W (Twentynine) Warning #06 Issued at 07/1500Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN31 PGTW 071500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL DEPRESSION 29W (TWENTYNINE) WARNING NR 006 01 ACTIVE … Continue reading

Vietnam /Cambobia /Thailand /West Pacific: Severe Tropical Storm DAMREY 28W 022100Z 13.0N 114.4E, moving W 11 kt (JMA) – Updated 02 Nov 2017 2230z (GMT/UTC)

Vietnam /Cambobia /Thailand /West Pacific: Severe Tropical Storm DAMREY 28W 022100Z 13.0N 114.4E, moving W 11 kt (JMA) – Updated 02 Nov 2017 2230z (GMT/UTC)

 Severe Tropical Storm DAMREY 28W (RAMIL in PH) Damrey expected to become a Typhoon equal to a Category 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale prior to landfall in Vietnam MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 021800Z IS 16 FEET – JTWC STS 1723 (Damrey) Issued at 21:45 UTC, 2 November 2017  <Analysis at 21 … Continue reading

Japan/ West Pacific: Severe Tropical Storm Saola 27W 291400Z nr 29.4N 130.2E, moving NE 55kt JMA – Updated 29 Oct 2017 1606z (GMT/UTC)

Japan/ West Pacific: Severe Tropical Storm Saola 27W 291400Z nr 29.4N 130.2E, moving NE 55kt JMA – Updated 29 Oct 2017 1606z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Storm Saola 27W MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 291200Z IS 28 FEET – JTWC JMA is the lead agency in this area SOURCE: http://www.jma.go.jp/en/warn/ STS 1722 (Saola) Issued at 14:45 UTC, 29 October 2017 <Analysis at 14 UTC, 29 October> Scale – Intensity – Center position N36°30′ (36.5°) E143°00′ (143.0°) Direction and speed … Continue reading

Cuba/ Bahamas/ US (FL): Tropical Storm Philippe 282100Z near 23.0N 82.6W, moving N ~24.8kt NHC – Published 28 Oct 2017 2157z (GMT/UTC)

Cuba/ Bahamas/ US (FL): Tropical Storm Philippe 282100Z near 23.0N 82.6W, moving N ~24.8kt NHC – Published 28 Oct 2017 2157z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Philippe …DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM PHILIPPE… …HEAVY RAINS OCCURRING OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN CUBA AND SPREADING NORTHWARD ACROSS THE FLORIDA KEYS AND SOUTH FLORIDA…NHC A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Cuban provinces of Isla de la Juventud, La Habana, Ciudad de la Habana, Matanzas, Cienfuegos, and Villa Clara * … Continue reading

El Salvador/ Guatemala: Tropical Storm Selma 20E 271800Z near 11.4N 89.5W, moving NNW ~3.7kt NHC – Published 27 Oct 2017 1955Z (GMT/UTC)

El Salvador/ Guatemala: Tropical Storm Selma 20E 271800Z near 11.4N 89.5W, moving NNW ~3.7kt NHC – Published 27 Oct 2017 1955Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Selma 20E Center of Selma will approach the coast of El Salvador or Guatemala on Saturday – NHC A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Entire coast of El Salvador A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * Pacific coast of Guatemala Interests in western Honduras should monitor the progress … Continue reading

Okinawa/ Japan/ South Korea/ Russia/ West Pacific: SUPER TYPHOON LAN 25W 211500Z position nr 24.7N 132.9E, moving NNE 16kt (JTWC) – Updated 21 Oct 2017 1612z (GMT/UTC)

Okinawa/ Japan/ South Korea/ Russia/ West Pacific: SUPER TYPHOON LAN 25W 211500Z position nr 24.7N 132.9E, moving NNE 16kt (JTWC) – Updated 21 Oct 2017 1612z (GMT/UTC)

SUPER TYPHOON LAN (25W) (=CATEGORY 4 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 211200Z IS 41 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Super Typhoon 25W (Lan) Warning #25 Issued at 21/1500Z Google Earth Overlay     WTPN32 PGTW 211500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// … Continue reading

Storm Brian batters Ireland and United Kingdom – Updated 21 Oct 2017 1507z (GMT/UTC)

Storm Brian batters Ireland and United Kingdom – Updated 21 Oct 2017 1507z (GMT/UTC)

Storm Brian ⚠️ Ireland and United Kingdom beware! https://embed.windy.com/embed2.html?lat=53.015&lon=0.703&zoom=5&level=surface&overlay=wind&menu=&message=&marker=&forecast=12&calendar=now&location=coordinates&type=map&actualGrid=&metricWind=kt&metricTemp=%C2%B0C High winds and flooding as Storm Brian hits Ireland Raidió Teilifís Éireann, Ireland’s National Public Service Broadcaster Updated / Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 14:52 Storm Brian has resulted in flooding and surface water in areas of the country that were among the worst hit by Storm … Continue reading

Ireland/ UK/ North Atlantic: Post-Tropical Cyclone OPHELIA 16/0300Z nr 49.2N 13.3W, moving N 38kt 969mb NHC FL – Updated 16 Oct 2017 0837z (GMT/UTC)

Ireland/ UK/ North Atlantic: Post-Tropical Cyclone OPHELIA 16/0300Z nr 49.2N 13.3W, moving N 38kt 969mb NHC FL – Updated 16 Oct 2017 0837z (GMT/UTC)

Post-Tropical Cyclone OPHELIA (Ophelia= to a CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Hurricane-force winds are forecast to reach the southern portions of Ireland by Monday afternoon. Strong winds will then spread across the remainder of Ireland and parts of the United Kingdom into Monday night. Preparations to protect lives and property should … Continue reading

Hainan/ China/ Macau/ Hong Kong: TYPHOON KHANUN 24W 151500Z nr 20.9N 110.7E, moving W 19kt (JTWC) – Updated 15 Oct 2017 1455z (GMT/UTC)

TYPHOON KHANUN (24W) (=CATEGORY 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) ⚠️ Hainan, Macau, Hong Kong, China & Vietnam beware! Taiwan  Laos be aware! MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 151200Z IS 22 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Typhoon 24W (Khanun) Warning #14 Issued at 15/1500Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN31 PGTW 151500 … Continue reading

UN Human Rights office ‘deeply concerned’ over arrests of LGBT+ people in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia – Published 13 Oct 2017 1752z (GMT/UTC)

13 October 2017 – The United Nations human rights office on Friday expressed deep concern about a wave of arrests in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia of more than 180 people perceived to be lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), many of whom have reportedly been mistreated by law enforcement officials. “Arresting or detaining people based … Continue reading

United States: Tropical Depression NATE 08/1500Z nr 33.1N 87.3W, moving NNE 24mph/21kt 996mb NHC FL – Updated 08 Oct 2017 1800z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression NATE HEAVY RAINFALL SPREADING INLAND AS NATE BECOMES A TROPICAL DEPRESSION… …FUTURE ADVISORIES WILL BE ISSUED BY THE WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER- NHC There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. National Hurricane Center (FL)   000 WTNT31 KNHC 081449 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Tropical Depression Nate Advisory Number 17 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami … Continue reading

Is La Niña on the way? – Reblogged from UK Met Office (05 Oct 2017)

During 2015 and 2016, the planet experienced one of the largest El Niño events in a century. El Niño (Spanish for the boy) is actually the warm phase of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation and climate scientists are now suggesting that this oscillation in tropical Pacific temperature is likely tipping towards its opposite cool phase, La […] … Continue reading

Canada/ US/ Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm MARIA 28/1500Z Update from NHC and others -Updated 28 Sep 2017 1717z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm MARIA MARIA BEGINNING TO ACCELERATE AWAY FROM THE UNITED STATES – NHC   (Please check comments at bottom of page for updates) NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER   ZCZC MIATCPAT5 ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM BULLETIN Tropical Storm Maria Advisory Number 50 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL152017 1100 AM AST Thu Sep 28 2017 … Continue reading

FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY for Isabela and Quebradillas – Guajataca Dam Failure Puerto Rico

At 210 PM, dam operators reported the Guajataca Dam is failing causing flash flooding downstream on the Rio Guajataca. This is an EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION. Buses are currently evacuating people from the area as quickly as they can –  @NWSSanJuan #GuajatacaRiver #RioGuajataca #Lares #SanSebastián #Isabela #Quebradillas #PuertoRico ⚠️ EMERGERNCY #EVACUATION: https://t.co/5mzFJPLHTb — GOATY’S NEWS (UK) … Continue reading

US/ Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm JOSE 20/0900Z nr 38.4N 70.3W, moving NE ~7kt NHC FL – Updated 20 Sep 2017 1200z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm JOSE …JOSE WEAKENS AS IT MOVES OVER COOLER OCEAN WATERS… …DANGEROUS SURF AND RIP CURRENTS ALONG THE U.S. EAST COAST WILL CONTINUE FOR SEVERAL MORE DAYS – NHC A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Woods Hole to Sagamore Beach, including Cape Cod * Block Island * Martha’s Vineyard * Nantucket … Continue reading

Japan/ Russia: Tropical Storm Talim 20W 17/1500Z update from JTWC and others – Updated 17 Sep 2017 1547z (GMT/UTC)

 Tropical Storm Talim 20W MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 171200Z IS 16 FEET – JTWC (Please check comments at bottom of page for updates) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Storm 20W (Talim) Warning #36 Issued at 17/1500Z     Google Earth Overlay WTPN31 PGTW 171500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// … Continue reading

Atlantic Ocean: Tropical Storm Lee 16/1500Z 112.5N 33.1W, moving W ~10.2kt NHC FL – Published 16 Sep 2017 1540z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Lee DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM LEE – NHC FL ZCZC MIATCPAT4 ALL TTAA00 KNHC DDHHMM BULLETIN Tropical Storm Lee Advisory Number 7 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL142017 1100 AM AST Sat Sep 16 2017 …DEPRESSION STRENGTHENS INTO TROPICAL STORM LEE…   SUMMARY OF 1100 AM AST…1500 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…12.5N 33.1W … Continue reading

Mexico: Hurricane NORMA 17E 16/1200Z Update from NHC and others – Updated 16 Sep 2017 1305z (GMT/UTC)

HURRICANE NORMA 17E HURRICANE NORMA REMAINS STATIONARY SOUTH OF BAJA CALIFORNIA – NHC A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Los Barriles to Todos Santos A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * North of Todos Santos to Santa Fe National Hurricane Center (FL) 000 WTPZ32 KNHC 161129 TCPEP2 BULLETIN Hurricane Norma … Continue reading

Laos/ Vietnam/ Thailand: Severe Tropical Storm DOKSURI 21W 14/1500Z Update from JMA and others – Updated 15 Sep 2017 1830z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Storm DOKSURI 21W (Please note date and time of forecasts carefully, JMA is the lead agency for this area) Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) STS 1719 (Doksuri) Issued at 16:10 UTC, 15 September 2017 Scale – Intensity – Center position N18°05′ (18.1°) E103°50′ (103.8°) Direction and speed of movement W 25 km/h (14 kt) … Continue reading

Mexico: Hurricane MAX 14/1500Z Update from NHC and others – Updated 14 Sep 2017 1700z (GMT/UTC)

Hurricane MAX (CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAX MOVING EASTWARD JUST SOUTH OF ACAPULCO… …HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED IN THE MEXICAN STATES OF GUERRERO AND OAXACA – NHC A Hurricane Warning is in effect for… * Zihuatanejo to Punta Maldonado A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * East of Punta … Continue reading

UK: Storm Aileen to bring very strong winds across much of England and Wales during Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning – Published 12 Sep 2017 1425z (GMT/UTC)

Image above: Windy.com – Near real-time interative wind map (Link) Storm Aileen is the first storm to be named since this seasons names were released last week and it will bring strong winds to central parts of the UK. A deepening area of low pressure will bring very strong winds across much of England and Wales … Continue reading

United States: Tropical Storm IRMA 11/2100Z Update from NHC and others – Updated 11 Sep 2017 2145z (GMT/UTC)

TROPICAL STORM IRMA IRMA CONTINUES TO SLOWLY WEAKEN WHILE MOVING OVER SOUTHWESTERN GEORGIA – NHC ⚠️ A Storm Surge Warning is in effect for… * North of Fernandina Beach to the South Santee River * North of Clearwater Beach to the Aucilla River A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * North of Altamaha … Continue reading

Hurricane IRMA signpost

CAT 1 HURRICANE IRMA On the forecast track, the center of Irma will move near the northwestern coast of the #Florida Peninsula this morning, cross the eastern Florida Panhandle into southern #Georgia this afternoon, and move through southwestern Georgia and eastern #Alabama tonight and Tuesday – NHC 11/0900utc Signpost – Please follow this link: https://goatysnews.wordpress.com/2017/09/11/united-states-cat1-hurricane-irma-110900z-update-from-nhc-and-others-updated-11-sep-2017-1111z-gmtutc/

Mexico/ Gulf of Mexico: CAT2 Hurricane KATIA 07/0600Z nr 21.6N 94.7W, moving ESE 2kt (NHC FL)- Published 07 Sep 2017 0810z (GMT/UTC)

HURRICANE KATIA (=CATEGORY 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) …KATIA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN.. could be near major hurricane strength at landfall..NHC A HURRICANE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR… * CABO ROJO TO LAGUNA VERDE A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR… * NORTH OF CABO ROJO TO RIO PANUCO * SOUTH OF … Continue reading

China/ Taiwan/ South China Sea: Tropical Cyclone MAWAR 010900Z position near 20.7N 118.2E, moving NNW 07 knots (JTWC) – Published 01 Sep 2017 1000z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression Mawar MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 010600Z IS 12 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Depression 18W (Mawar) Warning #03 Issued at 01/0900Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN32 PGTW 010900 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL DEPRESSION 18W (MAWAR) WARNING NR 003 02 ACTIVE TROPICAL … Continue reading

Mexico/ East Pacific: Tropical Storm Lidia 14E 01/0900Z update from NHC FL- Updated 01 Aug 2017 0913z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Lidia 14E …LIDIA’S CENTER JUST OFFSHORE THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST OF BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR… …HEAVY RAINS CONTINUE OVER SOUTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR… A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Baja California peninsula from San Jose de Las Palomas to Isla San Luis * Mainland Mexico from Altata to Puerto Libertad National Hurricane … Continue reading