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

Japan/ West Pacific: Typhoon SANVU 17W 311500Z position 28.1N 142.0E, moving N 07 kt (JTWC) – Updated 31 Aug 2017 1608z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon Sanvu 17W (= CATEGORY 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale) MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 311200Z IS 28 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Typhoon 17W (Sanvu) Warning #13 Issued at 31/1500Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN31 PGTW 311500 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// RMKS/ 1. TYPHOON 17W … Continue reading

US(TX/LA/MS/TN): Tropical Depression Harvey 31/0300Z update (NHC FL) – Updated 31 Aug 2017 0920z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Depression Harvey …FLOODING RAINS CONTINUE OVER EXTREME EASTERN TEXAS AND WESTERN LOUISIANA… …HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS DURING THE NEXT DAY OR TWO… Catastrophic and life-threatening flooding continues in southeastern Texas and portions of southwestern Louisiana. …..catastrophic and life-threatening flooding will continue in and around Houston, Beaumont/Port … Continue reading

US: Potential Tropical Cyclone TEN 28/0600Z nr 30.3N 81.0W Stationary – Published 28 Aug 2017 0808z (GMT/UTC)

Potential Tropical Cyclone TEN …DISTURBANCE MEANDERING OFF THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST…NHC FL A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for… * South Santee River to Duck * Albemarle Sound * Pamlico Sound National Hurricane Center (FL) 000 WTNT35 KNHC 280545 TCPAT5 BULLETIN Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten Intermediate Advisory Number 2A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami … Continue reading

Philippines/ China/ Vietnam: Tropical Storm Pakhar 16W 260900Z position nr 18.7N 117.5E, moving WNW 16kt (JTWC) – Updated 26 Aug 2017 0930z (GMT/UTC)

Tropical Storm Pakhar 16W #JolinaPh in Philippines ⚠️  Philippines and China beware! Vietnam be aware! MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 260600Z IS 15 FEET – JTWC Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) Tropical Storm 16W (Pakhar) Warning #08 Issued at 26/0900Z Google Earth Overlay WTPN31 PGTW 260900 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING// … Continue reading

China: Severe Tropical Storm Hato 15W 23/1200Z nr 22.7N 115.3E, moving WNW 30 km/h (16 kt) (JMA) – Updated 23 Aug 2017 1332z (GMT/UTC)

Typhoon Hato 15W downgraded to Severe Tropical Storm by JMA   JAPAN MET STS 1713 (Hato) Issued at 12:50 UTC, 23 August 2017 <Analysis at 12 UTC, 23 August> Scale – Intensity – Center position N22°40′ (22.7°) E111°00′ (111.0°) Direction and speed of movement WNW 30 km/h (16 kt) Central pressure 985 hPa Maximum sustained … 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