The hurricane intensified rapidly over the past few hours, becoming the first super typhoon of the year.
Zurige, which Philippines Recognized as Bising – This is a strong Category 5 hurricane. Its index on the Dwarka scale for tropical cyclones reached 8.0, which is incredibly high and rare this time of year.
In fact, a signature on Dvorak’s 8.0 satellite indicates winds of 300 kilometers per hour or more in a tropical cyclone. Notifications The wind speed is 250 kilometers per hour.
The super typhoon will pass very close to the Philippines. However, there are uncertainties in its path. Shifting west on the current forecast path will have a significant impact on the eastern parts of southern Luzon and Visayas.
The American model GFS, for example, indicates a super typhoon farthest from the Philippine coast, while the European model is very close to it.
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– Dakota Smith (Weatherdock) April 17, 2021
Meteorologists who specialize in tropical cyclones describe Zurich as a “monster.” Although the hurricane will not directly affect the Philippines, it will come close to bringing very strong seas with strong winds, heavy rain and heavy waves.