·

Tropical Cyclone “Lingling” forms in the Western Pacific Ocean, heading toward the Korean Peninsula

tropical-cyclone-lingling-forms-in-the-western-pacific-ocean-heading-toward-the-korean-peninsula

Tropical Cyclone "Lingling," known as Liwayway in the Philippines, formed September 1 in the Western Pacific Ocean as the 14th named tropical cyclone of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season. The storm is heading toward southern Ryukyu Islands, Japan and the Korean Peninsula. The Pacific Ocean will remain very active in the days and weeks ahead. Make sure you check updated numerical model predictions at the end of the report.

At 14:00 UTC (22:00 PHT), the center of Typhoon "Lingling," called Liwayway in the Philippines, was located at around 470 km (292 miles) NE of Basco, Batanes, Philippines. It had maximum sustained winds near 140 km/h (87 mph) and gusts to 170 km/h (105 mph).

The typhoon maintains its strength as it moves toward southern Ryukyu Islands, Japan, PAGASA said 14:00 UTC.

Occasional gusty conditions may still occur in Batanes, Babuyan Islands, Ilocos Region and Cordillera Administrative Region due to the Southwest Monsoon, it added.

track of typhoon lingling from sept 1 to sept 6 2019

Typhoon "Lingling" at 18:30 UTC on September 4, 2019. Credit: JMA/Himawari-8

Between today and tomorrow (September 6) evening, Lingling (Liwayway) will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Batanes and Babuyan Islands. The Southwest Monsoon will also bring scattered light to moderate rains (with at times heavy rain showers during thunderstorms) over Ilocos Region and Cordillera Administrative Region.

Between tomorrow evening and Friday (September 6) evening, the trough of Lingling and the Southwest Monsoon will bring light to moderate with intermittent heavy rains over Batanes, Babuyan Islands, and Ilocos Provinces.

Residents of the aforementioned areas, especially those living in areas identified to be highly or very highly susceptible to floods and rain-induced landslides, are advised to take precautionary measures, coordinate with local disaster risk reduction and management offices, and continue monitoring for updates, especially the Thunderstorm / Rainfall Advisories and Heavy Rainfall Warnings to be issued by PAGASA Regional Services Divisions.

Sea travel is risky, especially for those using small seacrafts, over the seaboards of Northern Luzon and the western seaboard of Central Luzon due to potentially rough sea conditions.

The typhoon is forecast to exit the Philippine Area of Responsibility between tomorrow afternoon and evening, cross the southern Ryukyu Islands, Japan and head toward the Korean Peninsula.

Typhoon "Lingling" at 18:30 UTC on September 4, 2019. Credit: JMA/Himawari-8

Forecast models

Featured image credit: Typhoon "Lingling" at 18:30 UTC on September 4, 2019. Credit: JMA/Himawari-8

If you value what we do here, create your ad-free account and support our journalism.

Share:

Related articles



Your support makes a difference

Dear valued reader,

We hope that our website has been a valuable resource for you.

The reality is that it takes a lot of time, effort, and resources to maintain and grow this website. We rely on the support of readers like you to keep providing high-quality content.

If you have found our website to be helpful, please consider making a contribution to help us continue to bring you the information you need. Your support means the world to us and helps us to keep doing what we love.

Support us by choosing your support level – Silver, Gold or Platinum. Other support options include Patreon pledges and sending us a one-off payment using PayPal.

Thank you for your consideration. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Sincerely,
Teo Blašković

$5 /month

  • Ad-free account
  • Clean user interface and fast browsing
  • Direct communication with us via chat and email
  • Suggest new features, content and applications
  • Early access to new apps and features

$50 /year

$10 /month

  • Ad-free account
  • Clean user interface and fast browsing
  • Direct communication with us via chat and email
  • Suggest new features, content and applications
  • Early access to new apps and features

$100 /year

$25 /month

  • Ad-free account
  • Clean user interface and fast browsing
  • Direct communication with us via chat and email
  • Suggest new features, content and applications
  • Early access to new apps and features

$200 /year

You can also support us on Patreon

support us on patreon

or by sending us a one-off payment using PayPal:


Commenting rules and guidelines

We value the thoughts and opinions of our readers and welcome healthy discussions on our website. In order to maintain a respectful and positive community, we ask that all commenters follow these rules:

  • Treat others with kindness and respect.
  • Stay on topic and contribute to the conversation in a meaningful way.
  • Do not use abusive or hateful language.
  • Do not spam or promote unrelated products or services.
  • Do not post any personal information or content that is illegal, obscene, or otherwise inappropriate.

We reserve the right to remove any comments that violate these rules. By commenting on our website, you agree to abide by these guidelines. Thank you for helping to create a positive and welcoming environment for all.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *