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18 Oct 2015 description

Highlights

  • Typhoon Koppu makes landfall in Casiguran town in Aurora province on 18 October, weakening from a Category 3 to Category 1 strength.

  • This slow-moving typhoon will bring heavy to intense rainfall along its path as it moves north over the Luzon island and heads out to sea around 21 October.

  • There are no confirmed deaths and injuries so far.

  • Some 14,300 people have evacuated to 108 evacuation centres.

18 Oct 2015 description

JTWC Summary: TYPHOON 24W (KOPPU), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 100 NM NORTH-NORTHWEST OF MANILA, PHILIPPINES, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 07 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. NEXT WARNINGS AT 181500Z, 182100Z, 190300Z AND 190900Z

18 Oct 2015 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

Typhoon "LANDO" with International Name "KOPPU" has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in the afternoon of 14 October 2015.

At 1:00 AM, 18 October 2015, TY "LANDO" has made landfall over Caiguran, Aurora and has remained almost stationary.

Typhoon "LANDO" is now over Nueva Ecija and is threatening the Cordillera region.

18 Oct 2015 description

SITUATION

• Typhoon KOPPU is moving over the Philippine Sea, towards northern Philippines, strengthening. On 16 October, at 6.00 UTC, its centre was located 500 km east of Baler Bay of Aurora province and it had max. sustained winds of 157 km/h (Category 1).

18 Oct 2015 description

This is an OCHA Flash Update on Typhoon Koppu.

Typhoon Koppu (locally known as Lando) made landfall over the town of Casiguran in Aurora province in Central Luzon as a Category 3 typhoon on 18 October, 1 a.m. local time, and remained almost stationary for more than four hours, according to the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

18 Oct 2015 description

I. SITUATION OVERVIEW

Typhoon "LANDO" with International Name "KOPPU" has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in the afternoon of 14 October 2015.

18 Oct 2015 description

Manila, Philippines | AFP | 10/18/2015 - 10:32 GMT

by Cecil MORELLA

Powerful Typhoon Koppu wrecked houses, tore down trees and unleashed landslides and floods across a wide area of the northern Philippines on Sunday, forcing thousands to flee.

At least eight people have been reported missing and rescue operations are underway in the rice-farming province of Nueva Ecija where rivers burst their banks and flooded several villages, regional authorities said.

17 Oct 2015 description

JTWC Summary: SUPER TYPHOON 24W (KOPPU), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 105 NM NORTHEAST OF MANILA, PHILIPPINES, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 11 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 171800Z IS 26 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 180300Z, 180900Z, 181500Z AND 182100Z.

17 Oct 2015 description

MANILA, Oct. 17 -- Even before the storm entered the Philippine area of responsibility, PAGASA has been closely monitoring what we now call Typhoon Lando. Over the past few days, the agency has been releasing constant updates on the storm’s position. As of 5 am today, Typhoon Lando was located at 335 km east of Baler, Aurora, with maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 185 kph. It is forecast to move west at 12 kph and make landfall over the Aurora-Isabela area between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

17 Oct 2015 description

TYPHOON 24W (KOPPU), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 175 NM EAST-NORTHEAST OF MANILA, PHILIPPINES, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 05 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 170600Z IS 30 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 171500Z, 172100Z, 180300Z AND 180900Z.

17 Oct 2015 description

This is an OCHA Flash Update on Typhoon Koppu.

Typhoon Koppu (locally known as Lando) has intensified as a Category 2 typhoon as of 17 October, 4 p.m. local time, packing maximum sustained winds of 175 kph and gusts of up to 210 kph, as it slowly approaches Aurora province in Central Luzon at 10 kph. The storm is expected to make landfall as a Category 3 typhoon in this mainly farming and mountainous region in the morning of 18 October.

17 Oct 2015 description

PHILIPPINES. As Tropical Cyclone/Typhoon KOPPU/Lando slightly intensified and slowed down as it approaches Aurora province, authorities prepare the evacuation of people in high risk areas in the direct path of Typhoon KOPPU. This typhoon is expected to make landfall over Aurora area Sunday morning. The Location of eye/center: At 10 AM (GMT +8) today, based on PAGASA was located at 295 km East of Baler, Aurora (15.6°N, 124.3°E).

17 Oct 2015 description

10/17/2015 - 08:11 GMT

Philippine authorities on Saturday warned that a powerful typhoon will likely linger over the country for almost three days, bringing prolonged heavy rain, possible floods and sparking storm surges.

Hundreds of people have already been evacuated from the northeastern provinces in the face of the approaching Typhoon Koppu, possibly the second most powerful storm to strike the disaster-prone country this year, civil defence officials said.

17 Oct 2015 description

Typhoon "LANDO" with International Name "KOPPU" has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in the afternoon of 14 October 2015.

16 Oct 2015 description

JTWC: TYPHOON 24W (KOPPU), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 237 NM EAST-NORTHEAST OF MANILA, PHILIPPINES, HAS TRACKED WESTWARD AT 08 KNOTS OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. MAXIMUM SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT AT 161800Z IS 28 FEET. NEXT WARNINGS AT 170300Z, 170900Z, 171500Z AND 172100Z.

16 Oct 2015 description

The AHA Centre Disaster Monitoring and Response System (DMRS) captured the formation of Tropical Storm Koppu in North Pacific Ocean since 13 October 2015. The westward-moving storm has intensified into a Tropical Cyclone / Typhoon as it moves across the open waters as early Friday 16 October 2015.

16 Oct 2015 description

Tropical Storm "Lando" with International Name "Koppu" has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) in the afternoon of 14 October 2015.

At 4:00 am today, Tropical Storm "Lando" was estimated based on all available data at 670 Km East of Baler, Aurora (15.5N, 127.8E) with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph. It is forecasted to move West at 15 kph. Northeast monsoon affecting Northern and Central Luzon.

16 Oct 2015 description
report Government of Japan

Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa turned over Real-time Earthquake and Tsunami Monitoring Systems and a Tsunami Simulation Database to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Office (PHIVOLCS) in a ceremony held on October 15, 2015 in Queson City, Metro Manila for the Japan-funded Project for Improvement of Equipment for Disaster Risk Management. The ceremony was also attended by the Assistant Secretary of Science and Technology Raymund E. Liboro.

16 Oct 2015 description

• Tropical Storm KOPPU entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility on 14 October and was locally named LANDO.

• On 15 October, at 6.00 UTC, it was moving over the Philippine Sea with max. sustained winds of 93 km/h and its centre was located approx. 850 km south-east of Cagayan Valley region (Luzon, northern Philippines).