Thursday, July 19, 2012

PAGASA LPA to be Typhoon FERDIE in 1 Day - Forecast Tracks

PAGASA Typhoon FERDIE Forecast Tracks

Active Low Pressure Area (ALPA) was now a Typhoon FERDIE and estimated at 130 km Northwest of Laoag City as of 8 am July 21, 2012. Various forecast models shows that Active LPA will become a Typhoon in 1 to 2 days and will be named "FERDIE", the 6th typhoon to enter Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this 2012.

Typhoon "FERDIE" Forecast Tracks

If the Active LPA will become a typhoon, will it hit and make a landfall in Batanes group of Islands? Forecast track shows that it will enter the northern part of Luzon same as previous DINDO tracks.

Effects of Active LPA will be moderate to strong winds blowing from Northwest to West over Northern Luzon and coastal waters will be moderate to rough. The whole country will experience cloudy skies and scattered rainshowers that could trigger landslides and flooding. So, everyone is advised to be prepared.

Coordinates: 18.7N, 119.2E
Forecast Tracks: Going Westward
Movement Speed: 15 kph
Strength: 55 kph near center
Rain Volume: 10 - 25mm/hour (Heavy to Intense Rain)
Distance to Land: 130 km Northwest of Laoag City

PAGASA Typhoon Names for 2009 - 2024
PAGASA Naming of Typhoon

The 6th typhoon will be called "FERDIE" and PAGASA has a list of Typhoons names until 2024 that rotates every 4 years. For 2012, starting from AMBO to ZOSIMO which is a total of 25 typhoon names which is greater than 20 average typhoons that visit our country yearly.

How about if 26 typhoons visit our country this year? What will be the name of 26th typhoon?

PAGASA Typhoon Names

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apple said...

I think there's something wrong in the name of typhoons in the year 2009. If I am not mistaken, Ondoy attacked the Philippines in that year but base on the image above, the name of the typhoon was Odette.

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GbSb said...

Thanks for an eagle eye apple, i will research how typhoons Odette and Paolo became Ondoy and Pepeng in 2009.

apple said...

You're welcome sir. Hope to see the answer how those typhoons changed their names. :D

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