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Philippines, Flooding, Landslide, Storm, and Wind in Region 1, 2, 3, 5, CAR, NCR, CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA (TC NORU)

Camarines Norte, Philippines
Event Date : Sun, 25 Sep 2022
AHADID : AHA-TC-2022-001033-PHL | GLIDE Number : TC-2022-000318-PHL

Affected Area/s

Aklan, Albay, Batangas, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Capiz, Catanduanes, Ilocos Norte, Iloilo, Isabela, La Union, Marinduque, Masbate, Mountain Province, Negros Occidental, Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, Palawan, Pangasinan, Quezon, Romblon, Sorsogon

Description

Super Typhoon NORU (localname: Karding) as of 1700 HRS UTC+7, 25 Sep 2022 (1/2)

1. OVERVIEW: NORU (Karding) reached Super Typhoon Category after a period of explosive intensification. The center of the eye of Super Typhoon KARDING was estimated based on all available data over the coastal waters of Burdeos, Polillo Islands, Quezon (15.0 °N, 122.1 °E )

2. STRENGTH: Maximum sustained winds of 195 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 240 km/h equivalent to a Category 4 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale

3. MOVEMENT: Moving Westward at 20 km/h.

4. FORECAST:
- NORU is forecast to track generally westward in the next 6 to 12 hours, then west-northwestward.
- NORU will likely make landfall in the vicinity of the northern portion of Quezon tonight.
- This evening post-landfall through tomorrow early morning, NORU will traverse the landmass of Central Luzon and emerge over the West Philippine Sea via the coastal waters of Zambales or Pangasinan, the Philippines .
- NORU will then continue tracking generally westward over the West Philippine Sea.

5. INTENSITY:
- NORU reached super typhoon category at 0600 HRS UTC+7 today after a period of explosive intensification in 24 hours.
- It is forecast to continue intensifying and may make landfall at or near a peak intensity of 195-240 km/h equivalent to Category 4 hurricane in the Saffir-Simpson Scale (devastating damage will occur).
- As a comparison last year, in December 2021, peak intensity upon landfall of Typhoon RAI is 195 km/h (equivalent to Category 3 hurricane Saffir Simpson Scale) has affect around 2.3M people (Catastrophic Disaster as per DMA Guideline) in the Philippines.
- According to ASEAN DMRS, NORU is expected to make landfall as a Category 5 hurricane, highest level on Saffir Simpson Scale (Catastrophic damage will occur), with sustained winds of about 268 km/h.
- Frictional effects during landfall and traverse of the Luzon landmass will weaken NORU throughout the evening through tomorrow early morning, although it is highly likely that NORU will remain a typhoon while crossing the landmass.

6. Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal (TCWS):
- At most TCWS no. 4 (significant to severe threat to life and property): Calaguas Islands, central and southern Nueva Ecija, northern Metro Manila, Tarlac, Pampanga, Bulacan, Zambales, northern Bataan, southern Pangasinan, northern Laguna. TCWS no. 1 and 2 hoisted in the remaining areas of Luzon, the Philippines. TCWS no. 3 is raised near the storm's path and 2 and 1 for the rest of Luzon.
- TCWS No. 5 (Extreme threat to life and property) will be the highest wind signal that will be hoisted throughout the passage - Polillo, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, Rizal, and Pampanga

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