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Tag Archives: Pacific Typhoons
The impacts of Typhoon Koppu
Typhoon Koppu made landfall in the early hours of Sunday (local time) close to Casiguran in northern Philippines as an intense Typhoon. At landfall it was equivalent to a category 4 Hurricane with sustained winds averaged over a minute estimated … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged destructive winds, heavy rain, hurricane force winds, Met Office, Pacific Typhoons, rain, rainfall, severe weather, Storm surge, Typhoon, wet, wind Comments Off on The impacts of Typhoon Koppu
Typhoon Koppu heads to the Philippines
The very active tropical cyclone season in the North Pacific Ocean is continuing with the development of typhoons Koppu and Champi in the last few days. Typhoon Champi has just crossed the Mariana Islands, but is not expected to threaten … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged heavy rain, Pacific Typhoons, Philippines, rain, rainfall, Storm, storms, tropical cyclone, tropical storm, Typhoon, wind Comments Off on Typhoon Koppu heads to the Philippines
Record levels of Pacific tropical cyclone activity continue
The Pacific Ocean has seen an extremely high number of tropical cyclones during the early part of this season, with several more tropical storms developing over the weekend. Across the whole Pacific Ocean nine tropical cyclones have formed in the … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Atlantic hurricane season, Atlantic Ocean, Central Pacific Hurricane Center, El Nino, Japan Meteorological Agency, Madden Julian Oscillation, National Hurricane Center, Pacific Ocean, Pacific typhoon records, Pacific Typhoons, stormtracker, Tropical Storm Dolores, Typhoon Chan-hom, Typhoon Nangka, Typhoon season 2015 Comments Off on Record levels of Pacific tropical cyclone activity continue