Tropical Storm Hato 03A 211500Z position nr 20.8N 122.5E, moving WNW 09kt (JTWC) – Updated 21 Aug 2017 1512z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Hato 03A (“#IsangPH” in PH)   MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 211200Z IS  10 FEET.(JTWC) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Storm 15W (Hato) Warning #07 Issued at 21/1500Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN31 PGTW 211500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL STORM 15W (HATO) WARNING NR 007 … Continue reading

Caribbean: Tropical Storm Harvey 19/1500Z nr 13.9N 68.1W, moving W 19kt (NHC FL) – Published 19 Aug 2017 1625z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Harvey ……HARVEY STILL A TROPICAL STORM BUT LESS ORGANIZED THAN YESTERDAY……NHC FL ⚠️ Interests in the central and western Caribbean Sea, northern Nicaragua, northern Honduras, Belize, and the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico should monitor the progress of Harvey. Watches may be required for portions of these areas later today (NHC FL) National Hurricane Center … Continue reading

Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Gert 17/1500Z nr 43.2N 50.0W, moving ENE 35 knots(NHC FL) – Updated 17 Aug 2017 1500z (GMT/UTC)

HURRICANE GERT (= CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) ……..GERT RACING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST… …EXPECTED TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL LATER TODAY……NHC FL ⚠️ Life-threatening surf and rip currents will continue to affect the NE coastof US and Atlantic Canada through tonight. National Hurricane Center (FL) 000 WTNT33 KNHC 171433 TCPAT3 BULLETIN Hurricane Gert … Continue reading

UK (Cornwall): Holidaymaker dies after sea rescue at Newquay, 2 others in hospital – Published 15 Aug 2017 1455z (GMT/UTC)

A 27-year-old man has died after being rescued from the sea at Newquay last night [15 August 2017]. He was among a group of three males who got into difficulty after being caught in a rip tide and swept out to sea at Crantock Beach. The HM Coastguard Search and Rescue helicopter (Rescue 924) along … Continue reading

West Pacific: Typhoon Banyan 14W 151500Z position 29.3N 162.6E, moving N 13 kt (JTWC) – Updated 15 Aug 2017 1350z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon Banyan 14W (= CATEGORY 2 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 151200Z IS 25 FEET. (JTWC)   Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Typhoon 14W (Banyan) Warning #11 Issued at 13/1500Z     Google Earth Overlay   WTPN31 PGTW 151500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// … Continue reading

Ethiopia: Two million animals have been lost to a “devastating” drought, says UNFAO – Published 13 Aug 2017 1245z (GMT/UTC)

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said that two million animals have been lost to a “devastating” drought in Ethiopia. The UN agriculture agency said that the drought had devastated herders’ livelihoods as it exhausted pastures and water sources. It said the current food and nutrition crisis was significantly aggravated by the severe blow … Continue reading

UK: Overdue diver found by Newquay Coastguard helicopter after search op in Cornwall – Published 09 Aug 2017 1525z (GMT/UTC)

An overdue diver has been located safe and well by the UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Newquay after a large search operation was launched earlier today. Just after 1pm today (9 August) UK Coastguard received a VHF Radio broadcast on Channel 16 – the VHF distress frequency – from the diving vessel … Continue reading

Mexico: Tropical Storm Franklin – ⚠️ Hurricane Warning for MX coast from Puerto de Veracruz to Tuxpan (NHC FL) – Published 09 Aug 2017 1040z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Franklin A Hurricane Warning is in effect for… * The coast of Mexico from Puerto de Veracruz to Tuxpan (NHC FL) A Hurricane Watch is in effect for… * The coast of Mexico north of Tuxpan to Rio Panuco (NHC FL) A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * The coast of … Continue reading

Japan/ Korea: Typhoon Noru 07W 031600Z nr 28.3°N 132.8°E, moving WNW 10 km/h 6kt(JMA) – Updated 03 Aug 2017 1720z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon Noru 07W (= CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) ⚠️ Japan BEWARE!!   Korea BE AWARE! MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 031200Z IS 34 FEET – JTWC Himawari 8 near real time (link) TY 1705 (Noru) Issued at 16:40 UTC, 3 August 2017 <Analysis at 16 UTC, 3 August> Scale – Intensity … Continue reading

United States (FL): Tropical Storm EMILY 311800Z nr 27.6N 82.2W, moving E at 10 mph (NHC FL) – Published 31 Jul 2017 1825z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm EMILY A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for… * Englewood to Bonita Beach Florida National Hurricane Center (FL)   000 WTNT31 KNHC 311748 TCPAT1 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Emily Intermediate Advisory Number 3A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL062017 200 PM EDT Mon Jul 31 2017 …EMILY LOCATED INLAND OVER WEST-CENTRAL FLORIDA… … Continue reading

China/ Taiwan: Tropical Storm Haitang 302100Z position nr 24.8N 119.7E, moving NNW 13kt (JTWC) – Updated 30 Jul 2017 2120z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Haitang 12W (Huaning in Philippines – Use hashtag #HuaningPH) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 301800Z IS 12 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Storm 12W (Haitang) Warning #11 Issued at 30/2100Z       Google Earth Overlay   WTPN32 PGTW 302100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ … Continue reading

Taiwan/ Japan/ China: Typhoon Nesat 11W 290900Z 23.9°N 122.4°E, moving NNW 20 km/h (11 kt) (JMA)- Updated 29 Jul 2017 1130z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon Nesat 11W (= CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) ⚠️ Taiwan, Ishigaki Island, Ryukyu Islands (Japan) and China BEWARE! MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 290600Z  IS 32 FEET- JTWC Himawari 8 near real time (link) TY 1709 (Nesat) Issued at 09:45 UTC, 29 July 2017 <Analysis at 09 UTC, 29 July> Scale … Continue reading

Vietnam/ Laos/ Thailand: Tropical Storm SONCA 08W 25/0900Z nr 17.1°N 107.0°E, moving W 09 knots (CMA) – Published 25 Jul 2017 1257z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm SONCA 08W MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 250600Z IS 12 FEET (JTWC) Typhoon Message 20170725 17:17 National Meteorological Center No.306 Analysis Time: Jul. 25th 09 UTC Name of TC: SONCA Num. of TC: 1708 Current Location: 17.1°N 107.0°E Max. 10-min Wind Speed: 20m/s(72km/h) Central Pressure: 996hPa Radius of 34knots Winds: NE 90km SE … Continue reading

China/ Hong Kong/ Macau: Tropical Depression ROKE 10W 222100Z position nr 22.1N 115.7E, moving WNW 12 knots (JTWC) – Published 22 Jul 2017 1930z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression ROKE 10W MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 221800Z IS 12 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Depression 10W (Roke) Warning #05 Issued at 22/2100Z   Google Earth Overlay   WTPN34 PGTW 222100 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL DEPRESSION 10W (ROKE) WARNING NR 005 … Continue reading

Hawaii/ Central Pacific: Tropical Storm Fernanda (06E) 202100Z near 18.2N 140.4W, moving W 11 knots (NHC) – Updated 20 Jul 2017 2120z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Fernanda (06E) …FERNANDA MOVES INTO THE CENTRAL PACIFIC….(NHC) Hawaii be aware! MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 201200Z IS 17 FEET (JTWC) National Hurricane Center (FL) 000 WTPZ31 KNHC 202035 TCPEP1 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Fernanda Advisory Number 36 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP062017 200 PM PDT Thu Jul 20 2017 …FERNANDA MOVES … Continue reading

Vietnam/ Laos/ China: Severe Tropical Storm TALAS 06W 161200Z nr 18.5N 107.2E, moving WNW 12kt (JMA) – Published 16 Jul 2017 1410z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Storm TALAS 06W MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 160600Z IS 14 FEET (JTWC) STS 1704 (Talas) Issued at 12:50 UTC, 16 July 2017 <Analysis at 12 UTC, 16 July> Scale – Intensity – Center position N18°30′ (18.5°) E107°10′ (107.2°) Direction and speed of movement WNW 20 km/h (12 kt) Central pressure 990 hPa … Continue reading

Mexico/ US/ East Pacific/ Hurricane Eugene: 101000Z position nr 18.2N 116.7W, NW 08 kt (JTWC) – Updated 10 Jul 2017 1130z (GMT/UTC)

Hurricane Eugene (05E) …EUGENE GRADUALLY WEAKENING AS IT BEGINS TO MOVE OVER COOLER WATERS… …HIGH SURF AND RIP CURRENTS LIKELY ALONG THE WEST COAST OF THE BAJA CALIFORNIA PENINSULA AND SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA…(NHC FL) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 100600Z IS 31 FEET. (JTWC) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Hurricane 05E (Eugene) Warning #11 Issued at … Continue reading

Puerto Rico/ Dominican Republic/ Caribbean: Tropical Depression FOUR: 07/0900Z nr 15.0N 48.8W, moving WNW 19 kt (NHC FL) – Published 07 Jul 2017 0930Z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression Four …DEPRESSION MOVING QUICKLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL TROPICAL ATLANTIC… National Hurricane Center (FL) 000 WTNT34 KNHC 070841 TCPAT4 BULLETIN Tropical Depression Four Advisory Number 6 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL042017 500 AM AST Fri Jul 07 2017 …DEPRESSION MOVING QUICKLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL TROPICAL ATLANTIC…   SUMMARY OF 500 AM AST…0900 … Continue reading

Japan/ West Pacific: Severe Tropical Storm Nanmadol (1703, 05W) 04/1000Z nr 34.1N 137.1E, moving E 65 km/h (36 kt) (JMA) – Updated 04 Jul 2017 1130z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Tropical Storm Nanmadol (1703, 05W) JAPAN beware!     STS 1703 (Nanmadol) Issued at 10:45 UTC, 4 July 2017 <Analysis at 10 UTC, 4 July> Scale – Intensity – Center position N34°05′ (34.1°) E137°05′ (137.1°) Direction and speed of movement E 65 km/h (36 kt) Central pressure 992 hPa Maximum wind speed near center … Continue reading

UK: Most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies, Ordnance Survey study reveals – Published 30 Jun 2017 1400z (GMT/UTC)

 Most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies, Ordnance Survey study reveals “A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong. Ordnance Survey said one in eight of people asked would not know how to deal with a mountain emergency if they had no phone signal. … Continue reading

West Pacific/ Guam /Marianas: Tropical Disturbance (#97W): High chance of a significant Tropical #Cyclone within next 24 hrs (JTWC 25/0200Z) – Published 25 Jun 2017 1550z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Disturbance (Invest  97W) ….has a high chance of becoming a significant Tropical Cyclone within the next 24 hours (JTWC 25/0200Z) Guam and Marianas Beware! Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)   Google Earth Overlay   WTPN21 PGTW 250200 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE FORMATION ALERT// RMKS/ 1. FORMATION OF A SIGNIFICANT TROPICAL … Continue reading

East Pacific/ Mexico: Tropical Storm Dora (04E) 25/1500Z nr 15.0N 101.8W, moving WNW 10 kt (NHC FL) – Published 25 Jun 2017 1608z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Dora 04E MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 250600Z IS 12 FEET (JTWC) National Hurricane Center FL 000 WTPZ34 KNHC 251432 TCPEP4 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Dora Advisory Number 3 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP042017 1000 AM CDT Sun Jun 25 2017 …DORA CONTINUES TO STRENGTHEN… …HEAVY RAINS POSSIBLE ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN COAST … Continue reading

Gulf of Mexico: Potential Tropical Cyclone Three 20/1200Z nr 25.4N 90.3W, moving NW 08 kt (NHC FL) – Published 20 Jun 2017 1218z (GMT/UTC)

Potential Tropical Cyclone Three (AL03) (Future TS Cindy) A Tropical Storm Warning for…Cameron to the Mouth of the Pearl River National Hurricane Center FL 000 WTNT33 KNHC 201138 TCPAT3 BULLETIN Potential Tropical Cyclone Three Intermediate Advisory Number 3A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL032017 700 AM CDT Tue Jun 20 2017 …DISTURBANCE GRADUALLY BECOMING … Continue reading

Trinidad and Tobago/ Windward Islands/ Venezuela/ Grenada: Tropical Storm BRET AL02 20/1200Z nr 11.1N 63.6W, moving WNW 18 kt (NHC FL) – Published 20 Jun 2017 1310z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm BRET (AL02) A Tropical Storm Warning: Venezuela from Pedernales to Cumana including Isla de Margarita National Hurricane Center FL 000 WTNT32 KNHC 201132 TCPAT2 BULLETIN Tropical Storm Bret Intermediate Advisory Number 7A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL022017 800 AM AST Tue Jun 20 2017 …BRET MOVING INTO THE SOUTHEASTERN CARIBBEAN SEA… … Continue reading

Mexico: Tropical Depression 03E forms to the S of Mexico, bringing locally heavy rains – Published 11 Jun 2017 2150z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression 03E Tropical Storm Warning for the coast of southeastern Mexico from Boca De Pijijiapan to Punta Maldonado.  Mexico and Guatemala be aware   National Hurricane Center FL 000 WTPZ33 KNHC 112033 TCPEP3 BULLETIN Tropical Depression Three-E Advisory Number 1 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL EP032017 400 PM CDT Sun Jun 11 2017 … Continue reading

South China Sea: Tropical Storm Merbok (1702, 04W) 11/1500Z nr 18.8N 116.0E, moving NNW 13kt (JMA) – Published 11 Jun 2017 1900z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Merbok (1702, 04W) TS 1702 (Merbok) Issued at 15:45 UTC, 11 June 2017 <Analysis at 15 UTC, 11 June> Scale – Intensity – Center position N18°50′ (18.8°) E116°00′ (116.0°) Direction and speed of movement NNW 25 km/h (13 kt) Central pressure 1002 hPa Maximum wind speed near center 18 m/s (35 kt) Maximum … Continue reading

UK: Tynemouth lifeboat rescues world’s only engineless cargo ship, the Tres Hombres – Published 04 Jun 2017 2133z (GMT/UTC)

The world’s only Engineless Sailing Cargo Ship was towed to safety by Tynemouth RNLI lifeboat on Sunday morning (June 4th). The lifeboat and volunteer crew members launched in response to a request for help by the skipper of the Brigantine-type sailing ship Tres Hombres. Earlier in the morning a motor launch belonging to the 32m,128tonne … Continue reading

Mexico: Tropical Depression Beatriz 02E 021000Z nr 16.6N 96.2W, moving NNE about 05kt (JTWC) – Updated 02 Jun 2017 1318z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression Beatriz (02E) …LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS (AND MUDSLIDES) POSSIBLE IN THE MEXICAN STATE OF OAXACA DUE TO PERSISTENT HEAVY RAINS… Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Depression 02E (Beatriz) Warning #08 Issued at 02/1000Z   Google Earth Overlay   WTPN31 PHNC 021000 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL … Continue reading

Myanmar/ Bangladesh/ India: Tropical Cyclone MORA 02B 29/0900Z position near 18.3N 91.5E, moving NNE 08 kt (JTWC) – Updated 29 May 20017 1145z (GMT/UTC)

Severe Cyclonic Storm/Tropical Cyclone Mora ….INTENSIFIED INTO A SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM (Bangladesh Met) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 290600Z IS 20 FEET (JTWC) Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Cyclone 02B (Mora) Warning #07 Issued at 29/0900Z Google Earth Overlay WTIO31 PGTW 290900 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE 02B (MORA) WARNING NR … Continue reading

East Pacific/ Mexico: Tropical Storm ADRIAN (1E) 10/1600Z nr 10.3N 92.7W, moving NW at 06kt (JTWC) -Updated 10 May 2017 1840z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Adrian (1E) …Adrian is expected to gradually strengthen and reach hurricane force Saturday while generally moving NW through Saturday.. (NHC Miami FL 10/1540Z) Scroll down for Hurricane Advisory Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Storm 01E (Adrian) Warning #04 Issued at 10/1600Z   Google Earth Overlay   WTPN31 PHNC 101600 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN … Continue reading