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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tropical Cyclone "Falcon" [International Name: Meari]

New low pressure area to enter Philippine area of responsibility as tropical cyclone Falcon (Vox Bikol)

Not long after Egay (Haima) made landfall along China's south coast, another ex tropical low formed off the coast of Philippines.

Exit Egay, enter Falcon:
Image courtesy of: Hong Kong Observatory iPhone application

Naga City Philippines (June 21, 2011 7:25 A.M.) - A low pressure area (LPA) South East of the Visayas, although still too far to affect any part of the Philippines, is fast organizing and expected to become Tropical Cyclone 'Falcon' today as it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR).

Threatened areas include Eastern Visayas, Bicol Region and the rest of Luzon as the weather disturbance moves Westerly at 13 kilometers per hour in the general direction of Eastern Luzon, packing a center wind of 40 kilometers per hour with gustiness up to 55 kilometers per hour.

As of 6:00 A.M. today, the center of Tropical Disturbance 99W is located 725 kilometers East Southeast of Borongan, Eastern Samar or 1000 kilometers East Southeast of Naga City at coordinates 10.9º North Latitude 132.0º East Longitude.


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