AFP has not obtained any rights from the authors or copyright owners of this third party content and shall incur no liability in this regard. Copyright AFP 2017-2020. This means that winds with speeds of 41 to 62 kilometers per hour are expected. The Gulf of Tonkin is a body of water located in the northern part of the South China Sea. Below is a screenshot comparison of the first photo in the misleading posts (L) and the photo in the IFRC report (R): The photo was also published with an accurate caption in this Vietnamese news report. No 3 typhoon signal and amber rainstorm warning remain in place on Thursday, following downgrade from No 8. A Typhoon warning has been issued in Hong Kong today as Typhoon Wipha makes its way closer to the city over the course of the day. It is expected to dissipate soon after landfall. Photo: HK Observatory [12:15pm] The Hong Kong Observatory said it expected to issue a typhoon signal number 8 by 2pm on Wednesday as tropical storm Wipha approaches the city. A cleaner clears tree branches blown down by strong gale on a street in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 1, 2019. Typhoon Wipha (4PM) – Signal No.8 to stay in effect all Wednesday - Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 1 year ago No Comments 5,306 Views Typhoon trajectory at 4pm NCHF expects Wipha’s center to pass just south of Hanoi. Upload media Wikipedia: Instance of: typhoon: Part of: 2019 Pacific typhoon season: Start time: 1 August 2019: Follows: Tropical Storm Wipha; Followed by: Typhoon Lekima; Authority control Cloud top temperatures that cold indicate strong storms with the potential to generate heavy rainfall. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on July 31, Tropical Storm Wipha had maximum sustained winds near 35 knots (40 mph/64 kph). Let's pray for them.". The center of circulation was just off the coast of southern China. The photos are captioned: "This is painful to see. NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the South China Sea and saw Tropical Storm Wipha hugging the southern coast of China. The subject matter depicted or included via links within the Fact Checking content is provided to the extent necessary for correct understanding of the verification of the information concerned. Wipha, the seventh typhoon this year, made landfall at around 1:50 a.m. Thursday in the coastal regions of the city of Wenchang, south China's Hainan Province, with gales of up to 23 meters per second at its eye, according to local authorities. On Aug. 1, 2019, the MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a visible image of Tropical Storm Wipha in the South China Sea. Apart from the No 8 typhoon signal raised at 1.40pm, Wipha also brought two amber rainstorm warnings to the city in the afternoon, which were … Then it will weaken as it moves to the west-southwest and over north Vietnam, where it will dissipate. 21:00 Typhoon Wipha makes landfall at Mong Cai City (Quang Ninh) carrying sustained winds of 60-75kph. 04:00 Typhoon Wipha has weaken to be a tropical depression again after making landfall with sustained winds of 40-50kph. Visible satellite imagery from NASA’s Aqua satellite showed the clouds from Tropical Storm Wipha blanketing the Gulf of Tonkin. Another area of storms that strong were in a fragmented band to the northeast of the center. The photos were published on Facebook here on November 15, 2020. A screenshot of the misleading post, taken on November 25, 2020, Screenshots of comments that mention Cagayan and Isabela, taken on November 25, 2020. The center was just east of the southern tip of the Leizhou Peninsula of southern Guangdong province, and northeast of Hainan Island, China. The Vietnam National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF) expects Wipha to track along the southern China coast and move into Vietnam tracking to the southwest. Tropical Storm Kirogi hits Vietnam. Nearly 3,900 houses, more than 22,000 hectares of crops submerged in massive flooding in southern Lam Dong province. It was centered near 21.6 degrees north latitude and 108.5 degrees east longitude, about 150 nautical miles east-northeast of Hanoi, Vietnam. The post circulated in the immediate aftermath of Typhoon Vamco, the deadliest storm to hit the Philippines this year. The Hong Kong Observatory has issued the city’s first No 8 typhoon signal of the year. Users can access and consult this website and use the share features available for personal, private, and non-commercial purposes. NCHF expects Wipha’s center to pass just south of Hanoi. Tropical Storm Wipha formed quickly in the South China Sea. On August 1, 2019 at 1:35 a.m. EDT (0535 UTC), the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite provided a visible image of Wipha that showed the center of circulation just off the coast of southern China. On Aug. 2, 2019, a Tropical Storm Warning was in effect for coastal areas in northeastern Vietnam. The disturbance moved westward, passing just south of the Federated States of … Tropical storm Wipha approaches Hong Kong. A tree is uprooted due to heavy rains and whirlwinds sparked by Typhoon Wipha in Hai Phong city, Vietnam, on Aug. 3, 2019. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Wipha was located near latitude 21.3 degrees north and longitude 110.2 degrees west. Infrared data provides temperature information, and the strongest thunderstorms that reach high into the atmosphere have the coldest cloud top temperatures. Copyright AFP 2017-2020. It was affecting Hainan Island, China when NASA’s Aqua satellite passed overhead on July 31. It is located off the coast of northern Vietnam and southern China. The photos, however, have been shared in a misleading context: they have both circulated since 2019 in reports about Storm Wipha in Vietnam. by Tom Grundy 13:41, 31 July 2019 23:26, 31 March 2020 Print The Observatory raised the T8 storm signal at 1:40pm on Wednesday, as tropical cyclone Wipha approaches Hong Kong. 03-August-2019. Strong thunderstorms circled the center where cloud top temperatures were as cold as minus 80 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 62.2 Celsius). Lekima intensified under favorable environmental conditions and peaked as a Category 4–equivalent Super typhoon. On Aug. 2, 2019, a Tropical Storm Warning was in effect for coastal areas in northeastern Vietnam. The third tropical cyclone, second tropical storm, and the first typhoon of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season, Wutip originated from a low-pressure area on February 16, 2019. Vera Files, a Philippine news organisation, also debunked a similar misleading claim about the two photos here. Previously, the typhoon came ashore Hainan at around 1:50 a.m. in the city of Wenchang, grounding flights and trains with strong winds and heavy rains. Those strongest storms were south and southeast of the center of the elongated circulation. Wipha was moving to the northwest and had maximum sustained winds near 35 knots (40 mph/64 kph). The Vietnam National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF) expects Wipha to track along the southern China coast and move into Vietnam tracking to the southwest. Typhoon Lekima, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Hanna, was the costliest typhoon in Chinese history. The Vietnam National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF) expects Wipha to track along the southern China coast and move into Vietnam tracking to the southwest. Tropical Storm Wipha formed quickly in the South China Sea. NCHF expects Wipha’s center to pass just south of Hanoi. NASA’s Aqua satellite used infrared light to analyze the strength of storms and found the bulk of them in the southern quadrant. Typhoon 200723 (MITAG) Typhoon 200415 (MEGI) It was located near 19.4 degrees north latitude and 112.2 degrees west longitude, about 207 miles south-southwest of Hong Kong, China. By Rob Gutro Published on Jul 31, 2019. Typhoon Wipha. Social media users appeared to believe the photo showed Vamco victims, with some posting comments that claim to have identified the location as the hard-hit provinces of Cagayan and Isabela. Typhoon Phanfone, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Ursula, was a relatively strong and deadly tropical cyclone which traversed through the Philippines on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for the first time since Nock-ten in 2016. Fishing boats are docked at a harbor in preparation for Typhoon Wipha, the 7th typhoon of the year, in Haikou city, south China's Hainan province, 31 July 2019. The projected path in the next 3 hours is wsw. ‘In decades of living here, we have never seen such a terrible flood,’ she said.”. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument aboard Aqua captured a visible image of Wipha on August 2. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center expects Wipha to skirt the southern coast of China and move through the Gulf of Tonkin, with landfall along the northeast coast of Vietnam early on August 3. Reverse image and keyword searches on Google found that the second photo also circulated in 2019 in reports about Storm Wipha in Vietnam. It was published by Vietnamese news organisation Zing News here on August 4, 2019. Category People & Blogs; Show more Show less. NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over the South China Sea and saw Tropical Storm Wipha hugging the southern coast of China. Typhoon WIPHA was formed in the northern part of South China Sea. MODIS imagery shows that despite the center in that area, the bands of thunderstorms that circle the center extend over Hainan Island and into the southern Guangdong Province as well as over the South China Sea. The MODIS image showed that clouds associated with Wipha filled up the Gulf of Tonkin. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center expects that Wipha will move northwest towards southern China. On Aug. 2, 2019, a Tropical Storm Warning was in effect for coastal areas in northeastern Vietnam. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA Aids Disaster Response after Eta and Iota Hit Central America. Any other use, in particular any reproduction, communication to the public or distribution of the content of this website, in whole or in part, for any other purpose and/or by any other means, without a specific licence agreement signed with AFP, is strictly prohibited. The IFRC report reads, in part: “Several provinces in the center, central highlands and south of Vietnam have been impacted by floods following torrential rain over a number of days… These floods come on the heels of Tropical Storm Wipha which brought heavy rains to the north of Vietnam on 3 August 2019, causing nine deaths and damaging 284 houses in Thanh Hoa and Lang Son provinces.”, The photo is captioned: “Houses damage due the from [sic] floods in several provinces in Vietnam.”. The twenty-ninth and final named storm of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season, the origins of Phanfone can be traced to an upper-level low which had formed near the Caroline … Dozens dead, six missing in Typhoon Wipha’s aftermath in Vietnam. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center said that Wipha is expected to make landfall by 11 p.m. EDT on Aug. 2 (0300 UTC on Aug. 3) in northern Vietnam. typhoon: Part of: 2019 Pacific typhoon season: Start time: 30 July 2019: End time: 4 August 2019: Follows Related Typhoon Blog Entries. It gradually organized, became a tropical storm, and was named on August 4. It is forecast to move westward to Hainan Island and the north of Vietnam. Wipha was moving to the northwest. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 UTC) on Aug. 2, Wipha had maximum sustained winds near 35 knots (40 mph/64 kph). 31 Jul 2019 02:01PM (Updated: 31 Jul 2019 08:10PM) Share this content. Typhoon Wipha (11PM) – Chui Sai On commends improvement to disaster response - Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 1 year ago No Comments 4,838 Views Windy.com 11pm The typhoon is causing torrential rains in Mong Cai. Typhoon Wipha hits Guangdong. It was affecting Hainan Island, China when NASA’s Aqua satellite passed overhead on July 31. The Vietnam National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF) expects Wipha to track along the southern China coast and move into Vietnam tracking to the southwest. Over the past few days, Wipha also ... 2 Jan 2019. The post has been shared more than 900 times since. On Aug. 2, 2019, a Tropical Storm Warning was in effect for coastal areas in northeastern Vietnam. Pacific typhoon in 2019. AFP and its logo are registered trademarks. Weather Underground provides tracking maps, 5-day forecasts, computer models, satellite imagery and detailed storm statistics for tracking and forecasting Tropical Depression Wipha Tracker. Part of the report translates to English as: “After Storm Wipha, Thanh Hoa was the most damaged province with 3 dead, 13 missing victims, 32 houses collapsed and swept away by flashfloods.”, The photo is captioned: “The woman cried because she lost her home and her property. All rights reserved. The storm was expected to skirt 300km (190 miles) to the… Typhoon Wipha in Hong Kong. Typhoon Wipha, the third tropical storm to strike Vietnam so far this year, has killed one people and left 15 others missing, Vietnam News Agency reported on Saturday. It featured 52 tropical cyclones, 29 named storms, 17 that became typhoons and four became super typhoons. Google reverse image and keyword searches found the first photo was published in this report from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) dated August 11, 2019, over a year before Typhoon Vamco hit the Philippines. Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall in Japan, leaving at least 10 dead By Chie Kobayashi, Yoko Wakatsuki and Carly Walsh, CNN Updated 0451 GMT (1251 HKT) October 13, 2019 After passing the Leizhou Peninsula, the system will turn west and after crossing the Gulf of Tonkin will make landfall near Hanoi, Vietnam. Those storms were over the South China Sea, just southeast of Hainan Island, China. However, an eyewall replacement cyclecaused the typhoon to we… Wipha was moving to the west. A Strong Wind Signal, No 3, is in force. Below is a screenshot comparison of the second photo in the misleading posts (L) and the photo in the Zing News report (R): The photo was also published with an accurate caption on an official Vietnamese government website here. Officials issue rain and typhoon warnings for Hainan province and other southwestern areas as Typhoon Wipha makes landfall on August 1; flooding and transportation disruptions expected TIMEFRAME expected from 7/31/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/2/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). Typhoon Wipha, the 7th typhoon of this year is gathering strength, and is expected to make landfall in southern China by July 31 in the evening. Typhoon Wutip, known in the Philippines as Tropical Depression Betty, was the most powerful February typhoon on record, surpassing Typhoon Higos of 2015. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Throughout the storm, there were at least 388 deaths from several storms, the least deadly since 2015 season and with a record of $34.14 billion in damages becoming the costliest Pacific typhoon season on record, only surpassing with the previous season. ... "Due to the impact brought by Typhoon Wipha, flight movements at … Two photos of women weeping amid flood-ravaged homes have been shared in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim that it shows the aftermath of Typhoon Vamco, which slammed the Philippines in November 2020. This year's season had a slightly-above average season. In the coming week, Guangzhou will receive heavy rainfall and the temperatures will drop by 2℃, according to weather officials. Tropical Storm Wipha is expected to skirt 300km (190 miles) to the city’s… The typhoon, currently around 300km from Hong Kong is forecast to move northwest towards Guangdong. Tropical Storm Wipha moved away from Hong Kong on the morning of August 1, 2019, leaving the No 3 strong wind and amber rainstorm warning signals in place. 2019-07-31 11:00 JST. ... Typhoon Wipha Storm Footage in Tokyo 台風 26渋谷区 - Duration: 2:05. Wipha was about 241 nautical miles east of Hanoi, Vietnam. Satellite data showed that bands of thunderstorms were wrapping into a defined low-level circulation center. ON July 31 at 2:30 a.m. EDT (0630 UTC), the Moderate Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite gathered infrared data on Tropical Storm Wipha. The photos were also published alongside similar claims on Facebook here, here, here and here. The Hong Kong Observatory issued its first No 8 typhoon signal of the year on July 31, 2019, as Tropical Storm Wipha approached the city. NCHF expects Wipha’s center to pass just south of Hanoi. Downpour triggers flooding in the storm-weary country, with with 182 millimetres of … July 31, 2019 – NASA Finds Tropical Storm Wipha Whipped Up. Wipha landed in the city of Zhanjiang at about 5:40 p.m., packing winds of 83 km an hour near its center, according to the Guangdong provincial meteorological bureau. Hong Kong Observatory has issued a Typhon Signal number 8, the highest so far this year for the city. Even if you don't know them it's heartbreaking to see them like this. The ninth named storm of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season, Lekima originated from a tropical depression that formed east of the Philippines on July 30. All rights reserved. 2019-August-1 Source: Newsgd.com. We have never seen such a terrible flood, typhoon wipha 2019 she said. ” in southern Lam province! 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