Browse more videos. Typhoon Fengshen, known as Frank in the Philippines, formed in the Pacific Ocean East of the Philippine Islands on 19 June. [120] The storm caused NT$ 300 million worth of damage,[121] including an estimated US$16 million in agricultural losses,[119] and the typhoon destroyed about 5,100 hectares of orchards and crops.[121]. [116] The storm also hit 82 villages (all in Northern Luzon) and caused around ₱45,000 worth of damage to farmland and livestock,[117] Typhoon Kalmaegi, which was downgraded to tropical storm status by Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau while still east of the country, made landfall at Ilan County in northeast Taiwan in the evening of July 17 at 19:40 local time (13:40 UTC) and emerged into the Taiwan Strait at 7:20 in the morning local time (01:20 UTC) on July 18. Later that day the JTWC upgraded Mekkhala to a Tropical Storm. On November 12 a tropical disturbance formed to the east of Mindanao in the Philippines. [226] All signals were then canceled the next morning as PAGASA released their final advisory on Rolly as it had weakened into an area of low pressure over Palawan. [223] The China Meteorological Administration and Hong Kong Observatory both declared this system a tropical depression that day as it moved slowly towards northern Vietnam. The next day the JTWC reported that Sinlaku had intensified into a typhoon for a third time however later that day the JTWC downgraded Sinlaku to Tropical Storm. On September 17 the JTWC issued its final advisory on Sinlaku as it became extratropical. The image to the right was made using data captured by the TRMM satellite on 21 June 2008 at 1258 UTC. Lying astride the typhoon belt, the Philippines is hit with an average of 20 typhoons a year. Typhoon Fengshen, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Frank, was the sixth named storm and the fourth typhoon recognised by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Rammasun was also recognised as the third tropical storm, the second typhoon and the first super typhoon of the 2008 … On November 5, a tropical disturbance formed in the Philippine Sea to the northeast of Zamboanga, in the Philippines. Population: 98 million. [34], Early on May 7, PAGASA designated an area of low pressure which was about 790 km east of Mindanao as Tropical Depression Butchoy. Early on September 28 the JMA reported that the depression had intensified into a tropical storm and named it as Mekkhala. Most of the damages reported were in Northern Luzon. [81], Early on May 27, the JTWC issued its first advisory on Tropical Depression 06W. Typhoon Fengshen, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Frank, was the sixth named storm and the fourth typhoon recognised by the Japan Meteorological Agency. [139][140], However, Kammuri started to weaken after making landfall along the south coast of China in the Western Guangdong Province at about 12pm UTC on August 6. [83] Twelve hours later, the JTWC upgraded 06W to a typhoon. These names were contributed to a list of a 140 names submitted by the fourteen members nations and territories of the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee. [152] Early the next day the Joint Typhoon Warning Center initiated warnings on the depression designating it as Tropical Depression 11W. The … [55] Though, within their next advisory, the JMA downgraded Matmo to a tropical storm before dissipating the net day. So, just like in the previous years (see the 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 lists), let’s log each typhoon as it enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Unused names are marked in gray. [134] Furthermore, later that day both PAGASA and the JTWC upgraded the Tropical Depression to a Tropical Storm. [96], Typhoon Fengshen, after creating havoc in the Philippines, emerged into the South China sea on the 22nd of June and moved northwards towards China. At that time the JTWC reported the depression had intensified into a Tropical Storm. Children hold signs asking for help and food along the highway, after Typhoon Haiyan hit Tabogon town in Cebu Province, central Philippines November 11, 2013. Early on November 7 a Tropical disturbance formed about 475 nm to the east of Zamboanga in the Philippines. Later that day the JTWC upgraded the disturbances chances of forming into a significant tropical cyclone to Good and issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert on the disturbance and then designated the disturbance as Tropical Depression 24W as they issued their first advisory on the Depression. [138] The Hong Kong Observatory then upgraded Kammuri to a Severe Tropical Storm, with the JMA upgrading it to a severe tropical storm early the next morning. [135][136] On August 5 RSMC Tokyo upgraded the depression to a Tropical Storm and named it Kammuri. [242] Offshore, a total of 115 boats sank due to the storm.[243]. Later that day, Nakri strengthened at a more rapid pace and the rapid intensification continued into May 29, when Nakri strengthened to a Category 4-equivalent typhoon. [121] Schools and many businesses remained closed, and the storm was expected to travel northwest. [111][112] The system rapidly weakened as it moved ashore on China to the east of Hong Kong. NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hurricane Season 2008: Typhoon Fengshen (Northwestern Pacific Ocean), Follow this link to skip to the main content. [153] Early the next day as Tropical Depression 11W approached Korea the depression reached its maximum wind speeds of 30 kn (55 km/h, 35 mph)[154] However, later that day the JTWC issued its final advisory as due to land interaction the depressions wind speeds would weaken to below warning level. (International Code: Typhoon Man-Yi). 2:07. Man-Yi may enter the PAR, east of Aparri, Cagayan, on 24 November and will be named TOMAS. In the central Philippines, rescue crews are battling to reach a capsized ferry with more than 700 people on board. The report about this typhoon reads: ‘From the 20th to the 26th of September, Manila experienced a violent storm which caused the inundation of all the city sub-urbs. [119] Tainan County (now part of Tainan City) in southern Taiwan reported more than 1100 mm of rainfall in some mountain regions. On September 10 Sinlaku reached its peak 1 minute sustained winds of 125 knots (145 mph). [50] The JTWC then issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert on the disturbance early the next day, as deep convection was building near to the low pressure area. On August 21 PAGASA then issued its final advisory on Nuri as it was moving out of PAGASA's Area of Responsibility. [110] Later that day the JMA reported that the system become a minor Tropical Depression, although the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) did not follow suit. 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