• 7th tropical system after 105 dead: Typhon Saudel should bring catastrophic impact to Central Vietnam

    6 tropical systems - 4 tropical depressions and 2 tropical storms (Linfa and Nangka) hit Vietnam and Southeastern Asia since 5. October /https://mkweather.com/2020/10/17/vietnam-62-dead-and-6-tropical-waves-next-2000-mm-of-rain-is-expected/; https://mkweather.com/2020/10/14/53-died-15-missing-after-disastrous-floods-in-vietnam-cambodia-laos-next-tropical-threat-hit-region-on-friday-16-october/; https://mkweather.com/2020/10/11/vietnam-hits-next-3-tropical-systems-tropical-storm-linfa-and-depressions-93w-and-94w-it-makes-significant-landfall-in-philippines-laos-cambodia-thailand-and-myanmar-too// and cause historic floods - the worst in decades. Floods has affected more than 5 millions people in Central Vietnam, Hue region, last days. Now, ...
  • Malaysia: Floods in Borneo

    All Southeastern Asia under flood water. Thanks to wet phase of MJO, Asian monsoon is extremely strong now. Simultaneously, ITCZ has shifted to the southern areas and hit mainly Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapur and Brunei, where in autumn (partly thanks to climate change) fall usually more precipitation such as in the ...
  • ITCZ is shifting southward, floods in Indonesia (Java, Kalimantan, Sulawesi, West Papua) has started cause ...

    During the summer, Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) was shifted above northern parts of Souteastern Asia - lot of rain has been reported from Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand or Myanmar. Currently, ITCZ has starting to shift more southward, over northern parts of Indonesia, with severe storms and flooding risk. Already during the ...
  • Autumn forecast for Asia from Accuweather

    Main conclusions from Asia´s autumn forecast from Accuweather: Weak La Niña conditions will contribute to warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures over the western part of the Pacific basin, therefore an uptick in storms and tropical activity will occur. /see also https://mkweather.com/2020/09/06/main-notes-from-cfsv2-forecast-for-autumn-and-winter-2020-21-in-the-world// Next typhoons are expected from the Philippines to Taiwan, eastern ...