Vicente developed on Friday, Oct. 19 as Tropical Depression Twenty-Three-E (TD 23E). Vicente soon steadily moved into the South China Sea, and began to intensify above warm sea waters, and began explosive intensification early on July 23, and started to charge toward the Guangdong region prompting the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) to issue the Hurricane Signal, No. After making landfall near Playa Azul at 13:30 UTC, Vicente quickly lost organization and dissipated a few hours later. [19] The Rio Grande overflowed, and drainage systems were completely filled throughout the Morelia municipality. [24][25] The Southeast Gale or Storm Signal Number 8 was then replaced by the Strong Wind Signal No. 8 was issued with gales recorded generally in Hong Kong and were reaching storm force over waters in southern Hong Kong. New Hurricane Tracking Map for 2020! [7], After the system moved into the South China Sea on July 21, the JMA upgraded the system to a tropical storm and named it Vicente,[8] while the storm moved out of the Philippine Area of Responsibility. Further inland, more water was dumped due to Vicente rapidly weakening over land for a long period of time. Vicente was an intense hurricane that made landfall on the Northern Biolixi Island as a category 1 hurricane. [1][14] Then, Typhoon Vicente made landfall over Taishan in Guangdong, China at 20:15 UTC, 111 kilometers west of Hong Kong, as a category 4 typhoon with winds of 213 km/h. Vicente moved further away during the rest of the day and after its circulation was no longer affecting Hong Kong, all tropical cyclone warning signals were cancelled at 23:15 HKT (15:15 UTC). Maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph (75 kph) with higher gusts. Severe wind damage and flooding were the main impacts from the storm as it moved across the island. On the same time, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration released a red warning throughout Metro Manila and nearby provinces as the depression is expected to pour down a 3 - 4pm equivalent rainfall of Typhoon Ketsana of 2009. Hypothetical Hurricanes Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Dry air caused Vicente to weaken on October 21. [46] Throughout the state, 21 landslides occurred, and 42 roads and 36 schools sustained damage. The ports of Puerto Ángel, Puerto Escondido, and Huatulco were closed. [33] Throughout the province, three people were killed and economic losses reached ¥1.08 billion (US$169 million). [2] An overall green alert, signifying a low level of danger, was issued for southwestern coast of Mexico. The disturbance became better defined over the next couple of days, forming into a tropical depression early on October 19. The latest hurricane watches and warnings for the East Pacific Basin. TD23E formed about 85 miles (135 km) west-southwest of Puerto San Jose Guatemala and moved west-northwest while intensifying. The storm maintained this intensity for about eighteen hours as it turned towards the southwest. Hurricane Vicente News Service from EIN News. [24][25] As a result, for the first time since Typhoon York in 1999, the HKO issued its highest TC warning signal: the Hurricane Signal Number 10 at 00:45 HKT (16:45 UTC). [23] Roads in Oaxaca suffered severe damage in 203 sections; machinery was apportioned to clear landslides off roads. [4] On July 20, the tropical depression became more organized; however, due to moderate vertical wind shear, and dry air coming from the north of the system, the low level circulation center became exposed, as it developed three multiple circulation centers. 9 lasted for less than 3 hours, and was changed to Signal No. Tropical Storm Vicente was an unusually small tropical cyclone that made landfall as a tropical depression in the Mexican state of Michoacán on October 23, 2018, causing deadly mudslides. [2] The tiny tropical cyclone's structure improved over the next several hours, with the storm displaying a sporadic eye feature surrounded by medium to weak convection. Later in the day TD23E strengthened into a tropical storm and was renamed Vicente, but the storm was moving slowly. The disturbance became better defined over the next couple of days, forming int… 10. Typhoon Vicente, known in the Philippines as Tropical Depression Ferdie, was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Chinese province of Guangdong since Hagupit in 2008, and was regarded as the strongest storm to affect Hong Kong and Macau in more than ten years. The wave gradually moved to the east-southeast and was given a near 100% chance of development during the early morning hours of October 19. 9 was subsequently hoisted at 23:20 HKT (15:20 UTC), when Vicente was located about 110 km (70 mi) to the south-southwest of Hong Kong, and had just intensified abruptly into a severe typhoon.[24][25]. Almost 140 injured people sought medical treatment and 268 people took refuge in storm shelters in Hong Kong. [43] A declaration of emergency was issued for 13 municipalities in Veracruz. There were no deaths. At 18:00 UTC on October 23, the National Hurricane Center classified the system as a tropical depression. One home flooded in Tixtla de Guerrero and another in Tecpan; the latter's roof also collapsed. The weather in Hong Kong remained poor for 3 more days because of Vicente's outer rain bands and the monsoon trough. 10, the first since York in 1999. On the morning of October 27, Vicente peaked with 1-minute maximum sustained winds of 165 mph (270 km/h) and a minimum barometric pressure of 915 mbar (27.02 inHg). [11] On July 23, because of weak vertical wind shear and high sea surface temperature, Vicente's structure became better organized, and it started to form an eye when it moved towards Guangdong, China, prompting the JTWC upgrading Vicente to a category 1 typhoon. [17][18], The depression caused widespread rains and gusty winds in Luzon and Visayas region due to the enhancement of southwest monsoon. The storm left a total of 16 people dead throughout 2 states: 13 in Oaxaca and 3 in Veracruz. [32] As a result of the flooding, a temporary shelter was enabled in that area. [45] In the southern portion of the state, the Veracruz-Coatzacoalcos highway was blocked by floodwaters after the Tesochoacán river overflowed. [47] In the Álamo-temapache municipality, the Oro Verde stream and the Pantepec river overflowed, flooding multiple streets. [51] Roads in Huehuetla and Tenango del Valle were impassable due to landslides. Vicente had a peak intensity of 150 mph winds and minimum pressure of 921 mbar. Vicente appeared less organized in the image than it did hours earlier. The eighth named storm and third typhoon in the 2012 Pacific typhoon season, Vicente began life as a tropical depression on July 18, 2012 north east of the Philippines. Vicente caused very severe wind damage to unprepared homes along the western coast of the island. The eighth named storm and third typhoon in the 2012 Pacific typhoon season, Vicente began life as a tropical depression on July 18, 2012 north east of the Philippines. Vicente is moving toward the west-northwest near 12 mph (19 kph) and a turn to the northwest is expected today followed by a turn to the north-northwest on Tuesday, Oct. 23. At its peak, Vicente displayed a sporadic eye feature in its central dense overcast. 1)", "Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals: Vicente", "Hong Kong cleans up in aftermath of Typhoon Vicente", "Shenzhen cleans up in aftermath of Typhoon Vicente", "400,000 affected by Typhoon Vicente in Guangxi", ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee: 7th Integrated Workshop, KHÁI QUÁT TÌNH HÌNH THỜI TIẾT THUỶ VĂN NĂM 2012, Latest humanitarian response information via ReliefWeb,, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from July 2014, Articles with Japanese-language sources (ja), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 August 2020, at 17:59.