The Philippine National Meteorological Administration issued a forecast at 23:00 local time on April 17, said that this year’s second typhoon “Shuliki” in the northwest direction of the process of rapid strengthening, as of 22 pm local time on the 17th, “Shuliki” near the center of the maximum sustained winds have reached 215 kilometers per hour, this level of wind in China’s tropical cyclone category has reached super typhoon level, but in the Philippines tropical cyclone level is still in the typhoon level.
Typhoon winds need to reach more than 221 kilometers per hour to be rated as super typhoon by the Philippine National Weather Service. The National Weather Service of the Philippines predicts that Shuliki could reach a super typhoon level in the Philippines within 24 hours.
The National Weather Service of the Philippines said the strong wind circle radius of Shuliki reached 440 kilometers, the destructive wind radius of 110 kilometers, will bring rain and flooding to parts of the Philippines, some areas of the waves up to 11 meters. Parts of the Philippines have been raised 2 wind news.
Shuliki is also uncertain about its path. The National Weather Service says the main route currently forecast is still to turn north, but there is also a possibility of a westward shift. If shuliki’s path is westward, the possibility of landing in the Philippines is not ruled out.
As of 22:00 local time on the 17th, Typhoon Shuliki is located in the Philippines east of Sama Province, 395 kilometers east of the ocean, its center near the maximum sustained winds of 215 kilometers per hour, instantaneous winds of 265 kilometers per hour, is moving northwest at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour.