In Hong Kong the Standby Signal No. Yet another typhoon, this one named Durian, has hit Vietnam, creating floods that have killed 22 people. The heaviest downpour occurred at Lantau Island where more than 260 millimetres of rain were recorded. 2. Thanks to Shek Lam and Leo Wong for providing these recordings on Typhoon Utor issued by Hong Kong Observatory and broadcast from Commercial Radio Hong Kong. Typhoon Utor is heading towards Hong Kong after ripping through the northern Philippines and brushing by Taiwan, killing at least 40 people. Developing into a tropical storm on August 9, Utor soon underwent explosive intensification and became a typhoon within a half of day. This typhoon will pass close to or hit Taiwan on the 5th July with destructive winds gusting to 240 kph (150 mph) I will be intercepting this event in southern Taiwan and live updates and photographs will be posted on this site where possible. Figure 5 illustrates the time sequence of surface wind patterns associated with a preexisting Typhoon Durian that formed over the South China Sea on 29 June 2001. Typhoon Utor, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Seniang, swept through the central Philippines in December 2006, exacerbating the damage left behind by previous Philippine typhoon strikes that year. http://www.weather.gov.hk/wxinfo/currwx/flw.htm (local weather forecast), http://www.weather.gov.hk/wxinfo/currwx/f5d.htm (5-day forecast). Utor later skirted the northern coast of Luzon and entered the South China Sea in the evening of Wednesday, 4 July. PR/VIRS Image: TMI Image: Observation Area : Date/Time : 01 Jul. Typhoon Utor is heading towards Hong Kong after ripping through the northern Philippines and brushing by Taiwan, killing at least 40 people. BBC News 2001/07/04 Taiwan is gearing up for the full impact of a typhoon that has killed at least 15 people in the Philippines and left eight others missing. Almost everything was in place when last updated in 2007. Typhoon 2001 is a complete remake of Tempest 2000, which was originally created by Jeff "Yak" Minter as a remake of the arcade-game Tempest, which was in turn created by Dave Theurer. In Hong Kong the Standby Signal No. July 5, 2001 / 8:48 PM / CBS There are more deaths in Asia, in the aftermath of a killer typhoon. 2001/08/12 (HONG KONG, 12 August 2001) - The combined effects of Typhoon Utor and the Cathay Pacific pilot's industrial action saw passenger numbers drop slightly at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) in July, according to the Airport Authority's (AA) latest monthly statistics. INTRODUCTION The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) at Chek Lap Kok (CLK) came into operation on 6 July 1998. The third example is the formation of Typhoon Utor. Typhoon Utor lashed southern Taiwan early today, hours after it battered the northern Philippines with winds up to 105 mph and heavy rains that reportedly left 23 people dead. The monthly rainfall of 656.4 millimetres was more than double the normal figure of 323.5 millimetres and ranked the tenth highest for July. All flight operations had returned to normal by this afternoon, with the … Earlier, Typhoon Utor lashed southern Taiwan and the northern Philippines, driving thousands from their homes and triggering mudslides. The Hong Kong Observatory hoisted the Tropical Cyclone Signal No. However, its remnant will continue to bring heavy rain to Hong Kong tomorrow (7 July). DFO-2001-061 Southern China - Typhoon Utor Satellite Image Map and Inundation Map of Nanning area on Yu River Guangxi Province, China Modis 250 image of the Yu River near Nanning on July 11, 2001. Max wind speed 150km/h. In the … July 6, northern Philippines, Taiwan, southern China: Typhoon Utor, one of the worst storms to hit the area in years, left more than 160 dead (121 in the Philippines, 46 in China, and 1 in Taiwan). 2001 - 06 Jul. Philippines: Typhoon Utor - Jul 2001. The Amber Rainstorm Warning was issued at 12:30 p.m. and the Landslip Warning was issued at 6:00 p.m. 2001 Region : North Western Pacific Maximum Sustained Winds : 80kt ( Category 1 ) Number of TRMM Observation : 11 . Government officials say at least 112 people have been killed in the Philippines by Typhoon Utor. Posted: Jul 05, 2001 5:34 PM ET | Last Updated: July 5, 2001 Typhoon Utor has now claimed 37 lives in the northern Philippines and southern Taiwan, and it's still raging. 1 was hoisted at 5:45 p.m. on 4 July. July 04 2001 1550 GMT Typhoon Utor is at this stage tracking towards Hong Kong and China with winds gusting to 195kph (120mph) I am in Kowloon, Hong Kong now awaiting the arrival of Typhoon Utor. 2001 16:43(UTC) An air-sea model system (MM5 and Princeton Ocean Model (POM)) was built to simulate meteorological dynamics and ocean circulation in the South China Sea (SCS). It was forecast to track northwest … Hong Kong officials have issued land and sea warnings, advising businesses to secure scaffolding at building sites and ordering fishermen to take their boats to shelter. I notice on the HKG flight arrival and departures that operations are running pretty well. Obviously anything The reading at Quarry Bay is the highest sea level recorded in Victoria Harbour since Typhoon Wanda in 1962. After making landfall over Luzon late on August 11, the typhoon … Philippines: Typhoon Utor - Jul 2001. Situation 1. Resource Google Earth GE Animation Atom Feed GeoJSON. 10 Jul 2001 description. In experiment 5 (EX5), Utor’s wind is used, whereas in experiment 6 (EX6), Utor’s propagation speed is artificially slowed (see below). Following is a summary of the latest damage assessment report on the effects of Typhoon Utor from the Philippine National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC) as of 11 July 2001 provided by the UN Resident Coordinator's Office in Manila. Utor brought widespread squally rainstorms to Hong Kong. The toll caused by Typhoon Utor which hit Northern Luzon early July, 8 at 10:45 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. respectively on Thursday, 5 July. This data from TRMM was taken at about 6:45 UTC on July 5, 2001. In the … It intensified into a typhoon on Tuesday, 3 July. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. The sea level was 3.6 metres and 3.4 metres at Tsim Bei Tsui and Quarry Bay respectively around 9 to 10 a.m. this morning. Satellite images and tracking maps of Typhoon Utor 2001, June 30 - July 7. CNN News 2001/07/04 Taiwan is issuing warnings of heavy rains and strong winds as Typhoon Utor approaches the island leaving behind a trail of death and devastation in the Philippines. Track Chart ( JPEG, 500x500, 100KB ) Period : 01 Jul. It is anticipated that normal operations will be resumed in September 2001. Posted: Jul 05, 2001 5:34 PM ET | Last Updated: July 5, 2001 Typhoon Utor has now claimed 37 lives in the northern Philippines and southern Taiwan, and it's still raging. The weather of July 2001 was wetter and cooler than usual. Weakened by its encounter with the Philippines, Utor emerged over the South China Sea as a Category 2 storm. NOAA Tropical Storm Track Trami. Coming just a week after Super Typhoon Durian passed through the island chain on a parallel path to the north, Utor brought heavy rain and strong winds to sodden ground and swollen rivers. Thursday, 5 July, 2001, 12:44 GMT 13:44 UK Typhoon Utor claims 40 lives. Detalied Best Track (Time Zone = UTC) Year Founded in 2015, Hong Kong Free Press is a non-profit, English-language newspaper – run by journalists and completely independent. According to records of the Observatory, there were a total of 13 occasions in which the sea level at Quarry Bay was higher than 3 metres since 1947. 1 was hoisted at 5:45 p.m. on 4 July. It was a powerful tropical cyclone which struck the Philippines and southern China. 2. Even in a weakened state tropical storm Utor continued to wreak damage across southern China, killing three people, wiping out thousands of homes and … July 03 2001 0930 GMT Typhoon Utor intensifies west of the Phillipines and tracks towards Taiwan and China. Utor will continue to weaken as it moves across Guangdong. Landslides claimed many victims in Baguio city. This data from TRMM was taken at about 6:45 UTC on July 5, 2001. Typhoon Utor (06 JUL 2001) Utor formed as a tropical depression over the western Pacific on Sunday, 1 July. Winds have been measured at 120 km/h as Utor spins across the South China Sea. For the latest weather forecast, please refer to the following web sites: http://www.weather.gov.hk/wxinfo/currwx/flw.htm (local weather forecast),and. Closed Captioning and Described Video is available for many CBC shows offered on CBC Gem. At its strongest, Utor was a Category 4 super typhoon, with estimated winds of 130 knots (240 km/hr or 150 miles/hr). A severe typhoon Utor, occurring between July 3 and 8, 2001, brought heavy rainfall, strong wind and storm surge. Utor later skirted the northern coast of Luzon and entered the South China Sea in the evening of Wednesday, 4 July. Homes have been flooded and buried in mudslides and people have been washed out to sea in the path of the typhoon. abnormal sea level rise above normal astronomical tides) to Hong Kong. High winds and landslides leveled houses and knocked out roads and bridges. China + 1 other . Thursday, 5 July, 2001, 12:44 GMT 13:44 UK Typhoon Utor claims 40 lives. Unspecified damage caused by typhoon Utor on 4-5 July 2001 is expected to take up to two months to repair. Utor edged further towards the coast of Guangdong on July 5 and brought thundery showers to Hong Kong. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/typhoon-utor-kills-more-than-100 Utor was responsible for tremendous destruction and economic losses in Philippines, Taiwan and Guangdong. Isosurfaces are: Yellow=0.5 inches/hour, Green=1.0 inches/hour, Red=2.0 inches/hour on rainfall rates. 10 Jul 2001 description. Typhoon Utor struck the Philippines on December 9, 2006. Typhoon UTOR(06W) T0104. (HONG KONG, 8 July 2001) Operations had returned to normal at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) following the passage of Typhoon Utor, the Airport Authority (AA) said today. Lau and C.M. A clear Rossby wave train was discerned in the wake of Durian on 30 June. Coupled with the astronomical high tide occurring this morning, high sea level resulted in the inundation of low-lying coastal areas this morning. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA's Aqua satellite captured the infrared (IR) image taken a few minutes before the CloudSat overpass (the blue line A-> B on Figures 1, … Typhoon Utor then moved steadily northwestwards towards the coast of Guangdong at a fast speed of 35 kilometres per hour. Typhoon Utor 16 July 2001. Philippines - Typhoon Utor 6 July 2001 General Situation 1. IN-DEPTH: Typhoon Watch The latest on Typhoon Utor Weak vertical wind shear in the atmosphere is required for the clouds to develop high up into an … It intensified into a typhoon on Tuesday, 3 July. In the middle of February, a tropical depression moved across the Philippines. 2001 Season: Typhoon 200105 > Typhoon 200104 (UTOR) General Information Track Information on Google Maps Detailed Wind Information List of All Images || News Disaster Info. It is located to the north of Lantau Island, a mountainous island with peaks rising to between 700 and 950 m above The weather of Hong Kong became hazy and very hot, with a maximum temperature of 33.2 degrees, the highest in the month. Landslides claimed many victims in Baguio city. 2001/07/08. http://www.weather.gov.hk/wxinfo/currwx/f5d.htm (5-day forecast). NOAA Tropical Storm Track Trami. Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. After Typhoon Utor has left casualties and damage in the Philippines it was downgraded to a tropical storm and made landfall in southern China. Typhoon Utor hits Taiwan on its way towards mainland China. Audience Relations, CBC P.O. Description: Viewing the precipitation data along the satellite ground track, looking northeast. 1 was hoisted to 8 p.m. today, 100 to 200 millimetres of rainfall were recorded in most places locally. Earlier, Typhoon Utor lashed southern Taiwan and the northern Philippines, driving thousands from their homes and triggering mudslides. Bands 2,2,1 in R,G,B : Inundation map based upon April 11, 2001 Modis 250 data. Typhoon signal level one has been declared in Hong Kong. CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. LESS THAN ONE YEAR after its late September 2000 commissioning, a typhoon has shut down the 70MW Bakun run-of-river project in Luzon, northern Philippines. Typhoon Utor, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Labuyo, was the 15th depression and the 2nd typhoon in the 2013 typhoon season. Typhoon Utor hits Taiwan on its way towards mainland China. TYPHOON UTOR NEAR HONG KONG IN JULY 2001 S.Y. As it approached the coast of Guangdong, it slowed down to a speed of about 20 kilometres per hour and weakened into a severe tropical storm. Cathay Pacific | Marco Polo Club - Typhoon Utor expected to hit HK by Tue 13 Aug - Here is the latest track for you watching the storm looking better now and for this evenings flights still looking good. Utor formed as a tropical depression over the western Pacific on Sunday, 1 July. It was a faster typhoon however (U < 8 m s −1) during 5–6 July 2001, and the maximum SST drop was about 3.8°C; it therefore belongs to Bender et al.’s medium-speed category storm. Typhoon Utor has now claimed 37 lives in the northern Philippines and southern Taiwan, and it's still raging. Utor made landfall near Shanwei this morning (Friday, 6 July). China + 1 other . Utor weakened further after making landfall, but tracked generally westwards skirting Hong Kong within 100 kilometres to the north. 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