NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP Finds Tropical Depression Haikui Dissipating

The final warning was issued on Tropical depression Haikui on Nov. 12 as it was dissipating due to strong vertical wind shear. NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over the storm as it was fading.

On Nov. 12 at 12:36 a.m. EST (0536 UTC) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Depression Haikui and saw the storm as a weak swirl of clouds, just east of Hainan Island, China. Credits: NASA/NOAA/NRL

On Nov. 12 at 12:36 a.m. EST (0536 UTC) NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed over Tropical Depression Haikui when it was in the South China Sea, east of Hainan Island China. The Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of the storm and it appeared as a weak swirl of clouds.

The final advisory was issued on Nov. 12 at 0300 UTC (Nov. 11 at 10 p.m. EDT). At that time Haikui was located near 17.7 degrees north latitude and 112.9 degrees east longitude, about 283 miles east-northeast of Da Nang, Vietnam. The depression had maximum sustained winds near 25 knots and waning under strong vertical wind shear.

Haikui was dissipating under adverse atmospheric conditions.

Source: NASA

Flood Summary

Last updated: November 14, 2017
Event
Tropical Cyclone Haikui, Philippines, November 2017
Date
November 9, 2017
Type
Flash flood
Cause
Extreme rainfall
Tropical Cyclone Haikui (known in the Philippines as Salome) passed over Luzon on 09 November as a tropical depression. It continued to move northwestward and left Philippine Area of Responsibility on 11 November.

Locations

A - Dipaculao (Philippines)
B - Aurora (Philippines)
C - Camarines Sur (Philippines)

Magnitude

Rainfall level
67 mm in 24 hours
Casiguran, Aurora, Central Luzon, Philippines - November 10 to November 11, 2017
Rainfall level
150 mm in 24 hours
Casiguran, Aurora, Central Luzon, Philippines - November 9 to November 10, 2017
Rainfall level
298.4 mm in 24 hours
Baler, Aurora, Central Luzon, Philippines - November 9 to November 10, 2017

Damages

Buildings destroyed
15 buildings
Dipaculao, Philippines - November 9 to November 13, 2017
Evacuated
794 people
Philippines - November 9 to November 13, 2017

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