NDRRMC Update: SitRep No. 06 re Preparedness Measures and Effects of Typhoon "Butchoy" (I.N. Nepartak)

Report
from Government of the Philippines
Published on 10 Jul 2016 View Original

Date 10 July 2016, 6:00 PM

I. Chronology of Events

02 July 2016

  • The Low Pressure Area (LPA) over the Marinas Island has developed into a Tropical Depression (TD) and was named "NEPARTAK" (International Name)

03 July 2016

  • TD "NEPARTAK" has intensified into a Tropical Storm (TS)

04 July 2016

  • At 10:00 AM, TS "NEPARTAK" was estimated at 1,855 km east of Visayas

05 July 2016

  • At 11:00 AM, TS "NEPARTAK" further intensified into a Typhoon (TY)

  • At 2:00 PM, TY "NEPARTAK" entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) and was named "BUTCHOY". It has a maximum sustained winds of 120 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 150 kph, moving Northwest at 30kph

06 July 2016

  • TY "BUTCHOY" intensified further at 195 kph maximum sustained winds and gustiness of up to 230 kph as it maintained its speed while moving in a Northwest direction. Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal (TCWS) No. 1 was raised in Batanes Group of Islands

  • At 4:00 PM, TY "BUTCHOY" continues to gain strength as it moves Northwest towards Taiwan at 30 k ph

07 July 2016

  • TY "BUCHOY" slowed down to 20 kph and moved in a West Northwest towards Taiwan. TCWS No. 2 was raised in Batanes Group of Islands and TCWS No. 1 was raised to Calayan and Babuyan Group of Islands

  • At 5:00 PM, TY "BUTCHOY" further slowed down at 17 kph as it approaches Taiwan

  • TY "BUTCHOY" enhanced the Southwest Monsoon (Habagat) which brought moderate to occasionally heavy rains over the Provinces of Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Mindoro, and Northern Palawan.

08 July 2016

  • At 4:00 AM, TY "BUTCHOY" weakened with maximum sustained winds of 165 kph and gustiness up to 200 kph while crossing Southern Taiwan

  • TY "BUTCHOY" exited the PAR at 3:00 PM

  • At 5:00 PM, TY "BUTCHOY" crossed Southern Taiwan and continues to move away from the country. Its eye was located based on all available data at 365 km Norhtwest of Itbayat, Batanes with maximum sustained winds of 150 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 185 kph. It is forecast to move West Northwest at 12 kph

  • All Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals issued were lifted