93W Invest hits Philippines and Vietnam! (12th tropical threat for 40 days)

Already 12th tropical threat in Vietnam and next possible typhoon in Philippines and Southeastern Asia since 5. October 2020!

After the worst flood events in central Vietnam in all-time history /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/25/minimally-269-killed-on-10-tropical-waves-in-vietnam-india-philippines-and-cambodia-next-tropical-threats-are-expected/; https://mkweather.com/2020/11/06/next-severe-rains-and-floods-for-vietnam-philippines-malaysia-and-indonesia-after-typhoons-goni-and-atsani// and the strongest typhoon ever, Goni in Philippines and its effect in Vietnam /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/30/typhoon-goni-exploded-into-2020s-strongest-storm-on-earth-category-5-305-km-h-winds-hits-philippines-and-vietnam/; https://mkweather.com/2020/11/01/dramatic-scenes-typhoon-goni-315-km-h-sustained-winds-hit-philippines/; https://mkweather.com/2020/11/02/the-strongest-superstrom-on-the-earth-in-history-typhoon-goni-from-a-drone// is arriving next tropical threat – for now tropical depression 93W Invest, which aims exactly towards Philippines and Central Vietnam.

The most of tropical threats since 5. October 2020 have had approximately same direction, what was a cause of historic floods in Vietnam.

93W Invest is arriving after supertyphoon Goni and Atsani. Goni hit mainly northern and central Philippines and southern and central Vietnam, while Atsani aimed towards Taiwan and northern parts of Vietnam during last period.

93W Invest will shift above Philippines already from Monday to Tuesday, 9.-10. November 2020 and above Central Vietnam around Thursday, 12. November 2020 with next possible flooding effect in region.

It is expected strengthening of the system next hours, therefore it is possible, that from 93W Invest will be soon next typhoon of the year 2020. In 2020, strong activity of typhoons has been registered mainly in Korean Peninsula and Vietnam, although typhoon season is little below average.

Wet MJO and strong La-nina are expected in region minimally until 16. December 2020, with little break around 11. November, therefore, next and strong possible threats in Southeastern Asia are forecasted during next 40 days. With last 40 days it will be minimally 80-day period with critical conditions in the region.

Indonesian meteorologists already have announced, that during next months, rainfall over Southeastern Asia will reach 20-40% above average monthly totals, what should have catastrophic impact to hit regions.

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