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Season summary

Systems

Tropical Depression 01W (Auring)

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 01WAuringFarmLayten.png
DurationJanuary 12 – January 15
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  1007 hPa (mbar)

A tropical depression was spotted east of Surigao. It become Tropical Depression Auring and dubbed 01W by JTWC. It made landfall north of Mindanao and peaked with pressure of 1007 mbar. It makes landfall on Visayan islands and moved into sea with disorganized convection. It become tropical low before dissipating on January 15.

Tropical Storm Muifa (Bising)

Tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg MuifaBisingFarmLayten.png
DurationFebruary 3 – February 8
Peak intensity75 km/h (45 mph) (10-min)  999 hPa (mbar)

A tropical low was spotted near Chuuk and become tropical depression. JMA and JTWC issued advisories on the system and named 02W. It soon become TS and named "Muifa". It entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility and named "Bising". It moved northwest, away from Philippines and began weakening due to shear.

Tropical Depression 03W

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 03WFarmLayten.png
DurationFebruary 11 – February 14
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  1005 hPa (mbar)

A tropical depression was spotted in the open Pacific and started issuing advisories on February 11. It becomes TD for 3 days until February 14 when it become low.

Tropical Depression 04W

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 04WFarmLayten.png
DurationFebruary 14 – February 16
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  1005 hPa (mbar)

A tropical low was spotted 160 km west of Palawan, Philippines. It moves west and become TD near Vietnam. It strived for 2 days before making landfall on Vietnam.

The storm have caused minimal damage and 2 deaths in it's path.

Tropical Depression 05W

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
05WFarmLayten.png 
DurationMarch 9 – March 11
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  1002 hPa (mbar)

A tropical low was spotted northeast of Cagayan and moved north. It was upgraded to TD and JTWC started issuing advisories. It was downgraded and eventually absorbed later on.

Tropical Depression Crising

Tropical depression (JMA)
Temporary cyclone north.svg CrisingFarmLayten.png
DurationMarch 22 – March 25
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  1004 hPa (mbar)

On March 22, PAGASA spotted low-pressure area west of Surigao. It become TD on the next day and JMA began issuing advisories on the system. PAGASA named the system Crising and makes landfall on Mindanao and expected to move west and exit Philippines. However, it unexpectedly turned north. It weakened later and dissipated soon.

Crising caused flooding in Central Philippines and in Cagayan De Oro City, 4 fatalities were reported. 3 deaths were reported in other section. Overall it caused 7 deaths and $80,000 damage.

Tropical Storm Merbok

Tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg MerbokFarmLayten.png
DurationApril 1 – April 4
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (10-min)  994 hPa (mbar)

A tropical depression formed near Marianas. It become tropical storm. It moves west with max winds. It turned north due to high pressure area in the south. It weakened before even reaching any landmass.

Typhoon Nanmadol

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 2 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg NanmadolFarmLayten.png
DurationApril 26 – May 4
Peak intensity140 km/h (85 mph) (10-min)  975 hPa (mbar)

A low pressure area developed into TD on April 26. It strengthened into TS Nanmadol on April 28. It continued to strengthen and become a typhoon. It has disorganized convection but it becomes clearer when it become stronger. It weakened into TS by shear until it become extratropical. Only minimal impact has been reported.

Typhoon Talas (Dante)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 3 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg TalasDanteFarmLayten.png
DurationMay 20 – May 27
Peak intensity155 km/h (100 mph) (10-min)  961 hPa (mbar)

Near Guam, a TD has beeen developed due to warm waters. It strengthened into TS while moving west. It become a typhoon and advisories and warnings are issued. It moved north and become stronger and moved away from landmass. It moved northeast but started to weaken as it moves over cold waters. It becomes extratopical afterwards.

Gale warning has been issued in eastern Philippines. However, only minimal impact are reported. The storm caused 2 fatalities.

Tropical Storm Noru

Tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg NoruFarmLayten.png
DurationMay 22 – May 25
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (10-min)  987 hPa (mbar)

JMA spotted a tropical depression and becomes TS and named Noru. It was initially forecasted to be a strong typhoon and moves near Korea or China. However, instead it moved north and becomes extratropical afterwards.

Severe Tropical Storm Kulap (Emong)

Severe tropical storm (JMA)
Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg KulapEmongFarmLayten.png
DurationMay 28 – June 4
Peak intensity95 km/h (60 mph) (10-min)  980 hPa (mbar)

A TD was spotted and JMA and JTWC began issuing advisories. It was upgraded to STS and entered Philippine Area of Responsibility, and PAGASA named it "Emong" and JMA named it "Kulap". JTWC upgraded Kulap to category 1 typhoon and moved northwest. It weakened into TS and moved northeast. It further weakened and become tropical low.

Kulap enhanced the monsoon and caused heavy rain in Luzon. It caused moderate flooding in large portions of Metro Manila.

Typhoon Roke (Fabian)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 3 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg RokeFabianFarmLayten.png
DurationJune 13 – June 21
Peak intensity150 km/h (90 mph) (10-min)  955 hPa (mbar)

A TD formed far east and strengthened into TS. JMA named it Roke. PAGASA also began issuing advisories and named it Fabian. It strengthened into typhoon, with clear eye. It deepened further, reaching 962 mbar. It become stronger and strengthened into 955 mbar and 150 kph. It started to weaken and makes landfall on Samar as category 1. It remained a strong STS and restrengthened into typhoon. It makes landfall in Taiwan as typhoon and further weakened. It become extratropical afterwards.

Roke have caused torrential rain in Luzon and Visayas. Many people were stranded in ports and airports. It caused $16 million in damage in 27 deaths in Philippines and $20 million damage in Taiwan.

Severe Tropical Storm Sonca

Severe tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg SoncaFarmLayten.png
DurationJune 16 – June 23
Peak intensity95 km/h (60 mph) (10-min)  992 hPa (mbar)

A tropical low was spotted by JMA and was upgraded to tropical depression. It become TS and named "Sonca". Sonca continued to strengthen, passing Marianas Islands. It was upgraded to STS and make a sharply turn to the north. Sonca was absorbed by a front.

Advisories were spread into Marianas Islands and Sonca caused moderate impact on the area. Sonca caused $6 million in damage and 4 deaths.

Typhoon Nesat (Gorio)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 2 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg NesatGorioFarmLayten.png
DurationJune 29 – July 10
Peak intensity150 km/h (90 mph) (10-min)  967 hPa (mbar)

A tropical depression has forned east of Mindanao and strengthened into TS. It is a large storm, reaching Bicol region with 100 kph winds and 987 mbar. It strengthened into typhoon. It moved northeast and strengthened further. It moved back and heads to Taiwan, forming a loop. It is weakened by cold waters and become extratropical.

Nesat has enhanced monsoon, causing rains to Luzon, hence class suspension. It also caused impact to Taiwan. Overall, the storm itself caused $57 million damage.

Tropical Storm Haitang

Tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg HaitangFarmLayten.png
DurationJuly 5 – July 8
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (10-min)  995 hPa (mbar)

A low pressure area was monitored by PAGASA near Palawan. It moved west and become tropical depression. JMA and JTWC upgraded the system to tropical storm and named "Haitang". It continued to accelerate and makes landfall on China.

Haitang caused heavy rains in Hong Kong and Macau and it caused 2 deaths. The precusor to Haitang caused flooding in Mindanao which killed 4 persons.

Tropical Depression 16W (Huaning)

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 16WHuaningFarmLayten.png
DurationJuly 14 – July 18
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  1007 hPa (mbar)

PAGASA began monitoring a tropical disturbance east of Mindanao. It was upgraded to TD and named it "Huaning". JMA and JTWC began issuing advisories as well. Initial forecasts of 16W that will make landfall to Samar, but instead turned northeast. It moved southwest and makes landfall on Luzon. It loses convection and downgraded to low pressure area before dissipating.

13W strengthened southwest monsoon, and it caused heavy flooding in Luzon and Visayas. Damage of $300,000 has been reported and caused 11 deaths.

Tropical Depression 17W (Isang)

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 17WIsangFarmLayten.png
DurationJuly 22 – July 25
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  1008 hPa (mbar)

A tropical depression was monitored by JMA and advisories has been issued. PAGASA and JTWC began issuing advisories and named it "Isang". It was initially forecasted to move over Luzon, but instead, it looped back. Soon it become disorganized until it's dissipation.

Typhoon Nelgae

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationAugust 4 – August 18
Peak intensity215 km/h (130 mph) (10-min)  902 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Banyan (Jolina)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 3 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg BanyanJolinaFarmLayten.png
DurationAugust 4 – August 11
Peak intensity150 km/h (90 mph) (10-min)  964 hPa (mbar)

A TD formed east of Mindanao. It becomes TS and named "Banyan" by JMA and "Jolina" by PAGASA. It strengthened into a typhoon. It become stronger and strengthened into C3. It moved northeast and weaken soon. It turned into extratropical later on.

It enhanced southwest monsoon which caused further flooding in Luzon, and caused further class suspensions.

Tropical Storm Hato

Tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg HatoFarmLayten.png
DurationAugust 22 – August 27
Peak intensity75 km/h (45 mph) (10-min)  996 hPa (mbar)

A tropical depression was formed due to favorable conditions, and strengthened into TS. It was named "Hato" by JMA. It moved north and makes landfall in Japan. Despite making landfall, it did not become extratropical until Hokkaido.

Hato caused landslides in portion of Japan. In Nagasaki, four fatalities were reported.

Typhoon Pakhar

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 2 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationAugust 26 – September 4
Peak intensity140 km/h (85 mph) (10-min)  975 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Sanvu

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 2 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationAugust 27 – September 7
Peak intensity150 km/h (90 mph) (10-min)  970 hPa (mbar)

Severe Tropical Storm Mawar

Severe tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg MawarFarmLayten.png
DurationSeptember 1 – September 6
Peak intensity100 km/h (65 mph) (10-min)  990 hPa (mbar)

Severe Tropical Storm Gochul

Severe tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg GochulFarmLayten.png
DurationSeptember 3 – September 9
Peak intensity100 km/h (65 mph) (10-min)  991 hPa (mbar)

An extratropical remnant regenerated into a TD. It strengthened into TS Gochul and becomes STS. It remained several days as STS until it turned extratropical. It's remnants caused effects in Alaska.

Tropical Depression 25W

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 17WFarmLayten.png
DurationSeptember 9 – September 11
Peak intensity55 km/h (35 mph) (10-min)  997 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Talim (Kiko)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 4 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationSeptember 14 – September 25
Peak intensity165 km/h (105 mph) (10-min)  938 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Doksuri

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationSeptember 18 – September 29
Peak intensity185 km/h (115 mph) (10-min)  923 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Khanun

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 4 super typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationSeptember 23 – October 3
Peak intensity175 km/h (110 mph) (10-min)  928 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Lan (Lannie)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 4 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationSeptember 27 – October 8
Peak intensity165 km/h (105 mph) (10-min)  942 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Saola (Maring)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 4 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationOctober 2 – October 13
Peak intensity175 km/h (110 mph) (10-min)  927 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Storm Damrey (Nando)

Tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg DamreyNandoFarmLayten.png
DurationOctober 10 – October 14
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (10-min)  996 hPa (mbar)

A tropical low formed near Marianas and continued to move west. It become TD but remained disorganized until becoming TS. It makes landfall on Leyte, but instead, it heads northwest. It remained TS before making landfall on China and it dissipates.

Damrey have caused heavy rainfall in Luzon and Visayas. It caused flash flooding in most of Southern luzon. As result of this, four fatalities and $8 million damage were reported.

Severe Tropical Storm Kirogi (Odette)

Tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg KirogiOdetteFarmLayten.png
DurationOctober 12 – October 17
Peak intensity85 km/h (50 mph) (10-min)  998 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Depression 33W (Paolo)

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 33WPaoloFarmLayten.png
DurationOctober 22 – October 25
Peak intensity45 km/h (30 mph) (10-min)  1008 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Kai-Tak (Quedan)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 1 typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 
DurationOctober 26 – November 5
Peak intensity120 km/h (75 mph) (10-min)  982 hPa (mbar)

Typhoon Tembin (Ramil)

Typhoon (JMA)
Category 5 super typhoon (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg TembinRamilFarmLayten.png
DurationNovember 3 – November 16
Peak intensity215 km/h (130 mph) (10-min)  899 hPa (mbar)

Severe Tropical Storm Bolaven

Severe tropical storm (JMA)
Tropical storm (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg BolavenFarmLayten.png
DurationNovember 9 – November 14
Peak intensity100 km/h (65 mph) (10-min)  993 hPa (mbar)

Tropical Depression 34W (Salome)

Tropical depression (JMA)
Tropical depression (SSHWS)
Temporary cyclone north.svg 34WSalomeFarmLayten.png
DurationDecember 23 – December 26
Peak intensity45 km/h (30 mph) (10-min)  1009 hPa (mbar)

Storm Names

International

During the season, 25 tropical storms developed in the Western Pacific, and each one was named by the JMA, when the system was judged to have 10-minute sustained windspeeds of 65 km/h (40 mph). The JMA selected the names from a list of 140 names, that had been developed by the 14 members nations and territories of the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee.

  • Muifa
  • Merbok
  • Nanmadol
  • Talas
  • Noru
  • Kulap
  • Roke
  • Sonca
  • Nesat
  • Haitang
  • Nalgae
  • Banyan
  • Hato
  • Pakhar
  • Sanvu
  • Mawar
  • Guchol
  • Talim
  • Doksuri
  • Khanun
  • Lan
  • Saola
  • Damrey
  • Haikui
  • Kirogi
  • Kai-Tak
  • Tembin
  • Bolaven

Philippines

  • Auring
  • Bising
  • Crising
  • Dante
  • Emong
  • Fabian
  • Gorio
  • Huaning
  • Isang
  • Jolina
  • Kilo
  • Lannie
  • Maring
  • Nando
  • Odette
  • Paolo
  • Quedan
  • Ramil
  • Salome
  • Tino (unused)
  • Urduja (unused)
  • Vinta (unused)
  • Wilma (unused)
  • Yasmin (unused)
  • Zoraida (unused)
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