Japan/ Taiwan/ China: Tropical Storm AMPIL 182100Z position near 19.9N 129.6E, moving ENE 07kt (JTWC) – Published 18 Jul 2018 2255Z (GMT/UTC)

Japan/ Taiwan/ China: Tropical Storm AMPIL 182100Z position near 19.9N 129.6E, moving ENE 07kt (JTWC) – Published 18 Jul 2018 2255Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm AMPIL 12W Ryukyu Islands and Okinawa Beware! Japan, Taiwan and China be aware! JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER (FL, US) Tropical Storm 12W (Ampil) Warning #05 Issued at 18/2100Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN32 PGTW 182100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL STORM 12W (AMPIL) WARNING NR 005 02 … Continue reading

US/Canada/ Atlantic Ocean: Subtropical Storm BERYL 15/0900Z 38.3N 65.2W, moving NE ~2.6kt (NHC FL) – Published 15 Jul 2018 1010Z (GMT/UTC)

US/Canada/ Atlantic Ocean: Subtropical Storm BERYL 15/0900Z 38.3N 65.2W, moving NE ~2.6kt (NHC FL) – Published 15 Jul 2018 1010Z (GMT/UTC)

SUBTROPICAL STORM BERYL …BERYL CRAWLING NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE NORTHERN ATLANTIC GULFSTREAM… …EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW BY TONIGHT…NHC NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER (FL) 660 WTNT32 KNHC 150834 TCPAT2 BULLETIN Subtropical Storm Beryl Advisory Number 19 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022018 500 AM AST Sun Jul 15 2018 …BERYL CRAWLING NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE NORTHERN … Continue reading

Leaving no stone unturned in hurricane preparedness — Official blog of the Met Office news team – Reblogged.

With hurricanes developing in the Atlantic Basin, Gavin Iley, Met Office Head of International Crisis Management & Resilience, provides a personal account of how the Met Office works tirelessly to ensure its hurricane advice is ‘useful, useable and used’. Earlier this year I met a colleague from the meteorological service on one of the islands […] … Continue reading

Taiwan/ Japan/ West Pacific: Tropical Depression GAEMI 08W 151500Z position nr 24.8N 124.3E, moving NE 20kt (JTWC) – Published 1536Z (GMT/UTC)

Taiwan/ Japan/ West Pacific: Tropical Depression GAEMI 08W 151500Z position nr 24.8N 124.3E, moving NE 20kt (JTWC) – Published 1536Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression GAEMI 08W MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 151200Z IS 16 FEET – JTWC JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER (FL US) Tropical Depression 08W (Gaemi) Warning #06 Issued at 15/1500Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN32 PGTW 151500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL DEPRESSION 08W (GAEMI) WARNING NR 006 01 … Continue reading

Japan: Tropical Storm SEVEN 07W 141500Z position nr 28.6N 131.1E, moving ENE 35kt (JTWC) – Published 14 Jun 2018 1720Z (GMT/UTC)

Japan: Tropical Storm SEVEN 07W 141500Z position nr 28.6N 131.1E, moving ENE 35kt (JTWC) – Published 14 Jun 2018 1720Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm SEVEN 07W JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER (FL US) WTPN31 PGTW 141500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL STORM 07W (SEVEN) WARNING NR 004 02 ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONES IN NORTHWESTPAC MAX SUSTAINED WINDS BASED ON ONE-MINUTE AVERAGE WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY — WARNING POSITION: 141200Z … Continue reading

US (Indiana): Subtropical Depression Alberto 30/1500Z near 38.7N 87.4W, moving NNE 17Mph/28Kph 997Mb (NWS WPC) – Updated 30 May 2018 1615z (GMT/UTC)

US (Indiana): Subtropical Depression Alberto 30/1500Z near 38.7N 87.4W, moving NNE 17Mph/28Kph 997Mb (NWS WPC) – Updated 30 May 2018 1615z (GMT/UTC)

Subtropical Depression Alberto …CENTER OF ALBERTO MOVING ACROSS SOUTHWEST INDIANA… …HEAVY RAINFALL THREAT CONTINUES…NWS WPC Flash Flood Warnings are in effect for portions of western Kentucky as well as from extreme northeast Georgia to western North Carolina. Flash Flood Watches are in effect for portions of the southern Appalachians and Lower Ohio Valley.     … Continue reading

Oman/ Yemen/ Somalia/ Saudi Arabia: Tropical Cyclone/ ESCS MEKUNU 02A 251500Z near 116.7N 54.2E, moving NNW 08kt (JTWC) – Updated 24 May 2018 1845Z (GMT/UTC)

Oman/ Yemen/ Somalia/ Saudi Arabia: Tropical Cyclone/ ESCS MEKUNU 02A 251500Z near 116.7N 54.2E, moving NNW 08kt (JTWC) – Updated 24 May 2018 1845Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone/ EXTREMELY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM (ESCS) MEKUNU (02A) (Is a storm equivent to a CATEGORY 3 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Will landfall soon near Salalah, Oman Yemen, Somalia & Saudi Arabia be aware. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 251200Z IS 32 FEET – JTWC JOINT TYPHOON WARNING CENTER Tropical Cyclone 02A … Continue reading

MCA and RNLI test drones in real-life search and rescue scenarios – Published 02 May 2018 1500z (GMT/UTC)

MCA and RNLI test drones in real-life search and rescue scenarios – Published 02 May 2018 1500z (GMT/UTC)

The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) ran a special event to test the use of drones. A week-long event took place along a stretch of coastline at St Athan, Wales, with a selection of drones being used in four different search and rescue scenarios to explore how they … Continue reading

Fiji/ Tonga: Tropical Cyclone KENI 19P, 13F 101500Z position near 22.1S 177.6W, moving SE 25kt (JTWC) – Updated 10 Apr 2018 1520z (GMT/UTC)

Fiji/ Tonga: Tropical Cyclone KENI 19P, 13F 101500Z position near 22.1S 177.6W, moving SE 25kt (JTWC) – Updated 10 Apr 2018 1520z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone KENI (19P, 13F) Mean winds 64-85 knots with a central pressure 970-945 hPa currently (Fiji Intensity Category 3) = approx equivent to a CATEGORY 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. A HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN FORCE FOR ONO-I-LAU. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 101200Z IS 30 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon … Continue reading

Yap/ Palau/ Micronesia/ Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm JELAWAT (1803, 03W) 260900Z 8.2N 136.4E, moving WNW 10 kt 998hPa (JMA) – Updated 26 Mar 2018 1057z (GMT/UTC)

Yap/ Palau/ Micronesia/ Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm JELAWAT (1803, 03W) 260900Z 8.2N 136.4E, moving WNW 10 kt 998hPa (JMA) – Updated 26 Mar 2018 1057z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm JELAWAT (1803, 03W) A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Kayangel in the Republic of Palau. TS 1803 (Jelawat) Issued at 09:45 UTC, 26 March 2018 <Analysis at 09 UTC, 26 March> Scale – Intensity – Center position N8°10′ (8.2°) E136°25′ (136.4°) Direction and speed of movement WNW 20 km/h (10 kt) … Continue reading

Australia (QLD): Severe Tropical Cyclone NORA 24/1200Z near 14.4S 141.5E, moving SSE 11kt (TCWC Darwin) – Updated 24 Mar 2018 1400z (GMT/UTC)

Australia (QLD): Severe Tropical Cyclone NORA 24/1200Z near 14.4S 141.5E, moving SSE 11kt (TCWC Darwin) – Updated 24 Mar 2018 1400z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Cyclone NORA (16P) Australian Intensity Category 3 (Is a storm equivent to a CATEGORY 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) The destructive core of Severe Tropical Cyclone Nora is beginning to impact the western coast of Cape York Peninsula. Warning zone: Karumba to Weipa Watch zone: NT/Qld Border to Karumba, including … Continue reading

Australia (WA): Severe Tropical Cyclone MARCUS (15S) 221500Z position nr 18.1S 106.2E, moving SSW 09kt (JTWC) – Updated 22 Mar 2018 1435z (GMT/UTC)

Australia (WA): Severe Tropical Cyclone MARCUS (15S) 221500Z position nr 18.1S 106.2E, moving SSW 09kt (JTWC) – Updated 22 Mar 2018 1435z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Cyclone MARCUS (Is a storm equivent to a CATEGORY 4 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcus has begun to weaken well away from the WA mainland. It should continue to weaken as it moves further south – BoM MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 221200Z IS 50 FEET – … Continue reading

Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone ELIAKIM (14S) 182100Z position nr 21.7S 49.6E, moving S 11kt (JTWC) – Updated 18 Mar 2018 2105z (GMT/UTC)

Madagascar: Tropical Cyclone ELIAKIM (14S) 182100Z position nr 21.7S 49.6E, moving S 11kt (JTWC) – Updated 18 Mar 2018 2105z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone ELIAKIM (7,14S) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 181800Z IS 22 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Cyclone 14S (Eliakim) Warning #16 Issued at 18/2100Z Google Earth Overlay WTXS31 PGTW 182100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL CYCLONE 14S (ELIAKIM) WARNING NR 016 02 ACTIVE … Continue reading

Vanuatu/ New Caledonia/ New Zealand: Tropical Cyclone Hola (12P) 10/1500Z position nr 26.3S 173.1E, moving SE 27kt  (JTWC) – Updated 10 Mar 2018 1525z (GMT/UTC)

Vanuatu/ New Caledonia/ New Zealand: Tropical Cyclone Hola (12P) 10/1500Z position nr 26.3S 173.1E, moving SE 27kt (JTWC) – Updated 10 Mar 2018 1525z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone Hola (12P) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 101200Z IS 27 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Cyclone 12P (Hola) Warning #17 Issued at 10/1500Z     Google Earth Overlay WTPS32 PGTW 101500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL CYCLONE 12P (HOLA) WARNING NR 017 01 … Continue reading

Reunion: Tropical Cyclone Dumazile (11S) 061500Z position nr 25.4S 55.1E, moving SE 14kt (JTWC) – Updated 06 Mar 2018 1652z (GMT/UTC)

Reunion: Tropical Cyclone Dumazile (11S) 061500Z position nr 25.4S 55.1E, moving SE 14kt (JTWC) – Updated 06 Mar 2018 1652z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone Dumazile (11S) (Is a storm equivent to a CATEGORY 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 061200Z IS 30 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Cyclone 11S (Dumazile) Warning #17 Issued at 06/1500Z   Google Earth Overlay WTXS31 PGTW 061500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR … Continue reading

Syria: Humanitarian Aid Reaches Eastern Ghouta – Published 05 Mar 2018 1522z (GMT/UTC)

Syria: Humanitarian Aid Reaches Eastern Ghouta – Published 05 Mar 2018 1522z (GMT/UTC)

The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) and humanitarian partners delivered 46 truckloads of food relief aid for 27,500 people and health items for more than 70,000 people inside Duma in eastern Ghouta. The convoy included aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations, and SARC. The truckloads included food baskets, … Continue reading

New Zealand: Tropical Cyclone GITA 192100Z position near 36.5S 168.1E, moving SE 28kt (JTWC)  – Updated 19 Feb 2018 2120z (GMT/UTC)

New Zealand: Tropical Cyclone GITA 192100Z position near 36.5S 168.1E, moving SE 28kt (JTWC) – Updated 19 Feb 2018 2120z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone GITA 09P MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 191800Z IS 22 FEET – JTWC (See updates in comments below) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Cyclone 09P (Gita) Warning #44 Final Warning Issued at 19/2100Z Google Earth Overlay WTPS31 PGTW 192100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL CYCLONE … Continue reading

Australia (WA) : Tropical Cyclone KELVIN 10S 181500Z position nr 20.6S 122.5E, moving SSE ~5.9kt (BoM) – Updated 18 Feb 2018 1715z (GMT/UTC)

Australia (WA) : Tropical Cyclone KELVIN 10S 181500Z position nr 20.6S 122.5E, moving SSE ~5.9kt (BoM) – Updated 18 Feb 2018 1715z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Cyclone KELVIN (10S) Tropical Cyclone Kelvin continues to weaken and is expected to weaken below cyclone strength on Monday morning. Very heavy rain and destructive winds with gusts to 150 km/h will ease over the next few hours – BoM MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 170600Z IS 12 FEET – JTWC   AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT … Continue reading

Philippines/ Vietnam: Tropical Depression SANBA 02W 131500Z position nr 9.2N 122.6E, WSW 15kt (JTWC) – Updated 13 Feb 2018 1522z (GMT/UTC)

Philippines/ Vietnam: Tropical Depression SANBA 02W 131500Z position nr 9.2N 122.6E, WSW 15kt (JTWC) – Updated 13 Feb 2018 1522z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression SANBA (02W) (BASYANG in Philippines) “BASYANG” HAS MADE LANDFALL OVER DUMAGUETE CITY, NEGROS ORIENTAL AND IS NOW MOVING TOWARDS SULU SEA – PAGASA MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 131200Z IS 15 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Depression 02W (Sanba) Warning #20 Issued at 13/1500Z Google Earth Overlay   WTPN31 … Continue reading