The violent Super Typhoon Surigae immediately exploded the competition, taking the provisional first place of the most 2021 intense cyclone. The system also performed a demonstration of an eye wall replacement cycle.
Surigae became the first typhoon of the 2021 Northwest Pacific typhoon season. The tropical cyclone is still expected to reach a major intensity in the coming days.
May 14, 2020: 06 UTC
The 2020 Pacific Northwest typhoon season begins strong. Typhoon Vongfong, the first system of the season, hits the Philippines on the island of Samar and should cross the center and north of the archipelago.
May 13, 2020: 14 UTC
Cyclone Vongfong launches the 2020 typhoon season in the Pacific Northwest. The system is a threat to the Philippines. He became the first typhoon of the season. the cyclone could strengthen before impacting the east of the archipelago.
January 18, 2020: 06 UTC - Tropical cyclone Tino, which is evolving over southwest Pacific, is currently hitting the kingdom of Tonga. The system which passed near the main Fijian islands has been strengthened to reach category 3 on the intensity scale of the Southwest Pacific.
December 23, 2019: 06 UTC - Cyclone activity could restart in the coming days in the Pacific Southwest. The main global models suggest the significant development of a low system in northwest Fiji during this week.
November 28, 2019: 06 UTC - The typhoon Kammuri evolving in the Western Pacific, left to become a powerful and virulent cyclone. The track forecasts are unfavorable for the Philippines.
October 16, 2019: The RSMC Nadi, Fiji, has published its cyclone outlook for the 2019/2020 season in the Southwest Pacific. Between 5 to 8 storms could be named of which 2 to 4 could reach category 3 or more.
October 13, 2019: 11 UTC - Typhoon Hagibis generated torrential rains over Japan, beating many rainfall records. For the moment, there are 14 fatalities and many missing. Hagibis is the 7th system to directly or indirectly affect the main Japanese islands.
October 12, 2019: 06 UTC - Typhoon Hagibis is on final approach to Japan. The impact is imminent and should take place in the coming hours on Honshu Island. The trajectory makes the cyclone should pass near or over the megacity Tokyo.
October 10, 2019: 05 UTC - The Super Typhoon Hagibis makes resistance by maintaining a particularly high intensity. The powerful cyclone continues to head to Japan and a direct impact on Honshu and the Tokyo metropolitan area during this weekend is expected.
October 9, 2019: 05 UTC - The Super Typhoon Hagibis has strengthened again reaching for the 2nd time the equivalent of a category 5 on the scale of Saffir Simpson. A direct impact over Japan during this weekend remains the most likely scenario.
October 8, 2019: 06 UTC - The powerful Super Typhoon Hagibis crossed the Mariana Islands last night. He is now heading for Japan with a possible impact this weekend.
October 7, 2019: 04 UTC - The typhoon Hagibis that evolves in the Pacific Northwest will cross the Marianas. The cyclone that should become one of the most powerful of the season represents a potential threat for Japan.
October 05, 2019: 05 UTC - Global models are agree for the formation of a powerful typhoon in the Pacific Northwest, over the next few days. This system is expected to cross the Mariana Islands early next week
September 18, 2019: 12 UTC - Hyper cyclonic activity in the East Pacific and Atlantic. At least 6 storms or hurricanes are tracked by the National Hurricane Hunter. And it is not excluded that other system are formed over the next few days.
September 8, 2019: 09 UTC - The typhoon Faxai which evolves in the Pacific Northwest tracked towards Tokyo. The center of the cyclone is expected to directly impact the region of the world's most populated agglomeration tonight.
September 7, 2019: 06 UTC - Typhoon Linling hit North Korea coast this morning. At the same time, Typhoon Faxai, which is expected to strengthen significantly, is a serious threat to Japan.
September 5, 2019: 10 UTC - The eye of typhoon Lingling crossed the Japanese islands of Miyako. At the same time, the cyclone has strengthened and generates gusts of 240 km/h near the eye. The next target could be the Korean peninsula. A second storm called Faxai that could landfall over Japan is under surveillance.
September 4, 2019: 07 UTC - The typhoon Lingling that evolves in the Pacific Northwest threatens the Japanese islands Ryukyu and Korea Peninsula. This system is expected to become a dangerous tropical cyclone in the next 24h.