Tropical Cyclone 'Dante' (international name 'Choi-wan') Tracker

Published June 5, 2021, 6:09 AM

by Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz

(PAGASA)

5 a.m., June 5

PAGASA has lifted the tropical cyclone wind signal number 1 in Batanes as tropical depression “Dante” no longer directly affects the country.

As of 4 a.m., tropical depression Dante was estimated at 330 km north-northeast of Itbayat, Batanes or over the sea south of Yonaguni Island, Japan.

Based on its forecast track, Dante will continue to move northeastward and may pass over or near the vicinity of Yaeyama Islands, Ryukyu archipelago, before leaving the Philippine area of responsibility between Saturday morning and early afternoon.

11 p.m., June 4

Tropical depression Dante has passed close to the southern tip of mainland Taiwan and nearby Orchid Island on Friday evening.

As of 10 p.m., PAGASA said the center of tropical depression Dante was estimated at 160 kilometers north of Itbayat, Batanes or over the coastal waters of Orchid Island, Taiwan.

5 p.m., June 4

Tropical cyclone Dante has reentered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) as a tropical depression at 4 p.m.

PAGASA estimated the location of Dante at 210 km west-northwest of Basco, Batanes or 185 km west of Itbayat, Batanes. Signal No. 1 has been hoisted over Batanes.

5 a.m., June 4

Tropical storm Dante left the Philippine area of responsibility at 2 a.m., Friday, but may re-enter the area in the afternoon, said PAGASA.

Its location was estimated at 285 km northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte or 325 km west of Calayan, Cagayan at around 4 a.m.

11 p.m., June 3

Tropical storm Dante is now moving northward over the West Philippine Sea west of Ilocos Norte or towards southern Taiwan.

PAGASA said Dante was at 260 kilometers west-northwest Sinait, Ilocos Sur or 250 kilometers west-northwest of Laoag City, Ilocos Norte at around 10 p.m.

5 p.m., June 3

Tropical storm “Dante” (international name “Choi-wan”) has decelerated while moving northwestward over the West Philippine Sea.

The center of the storm was spotted 255 kilometers (km) west of Sinait, Ilocos Sur at around 4 p.m.

It maintained a maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving northwestward at 25 kph.

11 a.m., June 3

PAGASA has lifted all tropical cyclone wind signals as tropical storm “Dante” (international name “Choi-wan”) sustained its strength while moving over the West Philippine Sea.

The center of the tropical cyclone was located at about 205 kilometers (km) west northwest of Dagupan City, Pangasinan or 190 km west southwest of Sinait, Ilocos Sur at around 10 a.m.

It maintained its maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving northwestward at 35 kph.

8 a.m., June 3

Tropical storm “Dante” (international name “Choi-wan”) has accelerated and continues to move north northwestward over the coastal waters west of Pangasinan.

The center of the tropical cyclone was spotted 145 kilometers (km) west northwest of Dagupan City, Pangasinan at around 7 a.m.

It still packed a maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph. The storm has accelerated while moving north northwestward at a speed of 35 kph.

5 a.m., June 3

Tropical storm “Dante” (international name “Choi-wan”) has maintained its strength and is now over the coastal waters of Northern Zambales.

The center of the tropical cyclone was located over the coastal waters of Santa Cruz, Zambales at around 4 a.m.

Dante has kept its strength and remained a tropical storm packing a maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving north northwestward at 25 kph.

2 a.m., June 3

“Dante” maintained its strength and is now over the coastal waters west of Bataan peninsula early Thursday morning.

PAGASA said Dante will likely make another landfall or just pass near the vicinity of southern Zambales in the next few hours.

11 p.m., June 2

Tropical storm Dante made its seventh and eighth landfall over Tingloy, Maricaban Island, Batangas at 7:20 p.m., and over Calatagan, Batangas at 8 p.m., Wednesday.

As of 11 p.m., PAGASA said Dante is already heading towards the Bataan Peninsula-southern Zambales area for another possible landfall.

8 p.m., June 2

Tropical storm Dante is already over the Verde Island Passage, moving towards the southwestern coast of Batangas on Wednesday evening.

PAGASA said that Dante has maintained its maximum sustained winds of 65 kph ear the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving northwestward at 20 kph.

5 p.m., June 2

Dante was heading towards the southwestern coast of Batangas after making its sixth landfall over Pola, Oriental Mindoro at 2 p.m., Wednesday.

PAGASA said the center of Dante was already over the coastal waters of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro at around 4 p.m.

2 p.m., June 2

Tropical storm Dante was projected to make landfall over Bataan on Wednesday night.

The center of the tropical cyclone was monitored over the coastal waters of Pola, Oriental Mindoro or 45 kilometers east southeast of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro at around 1 p.m.

It has maintained its strength packing a maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving northwestward at 25 kph.

11 a.m., June 2

Tropical storm Dante has maintained its maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving northwest at 25 kph.

The center of the storm was last spotted over the northwestern coastal waters of Romblon, Romblon or 115 km southeast of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro as of 10 a.m.

8 a.m., June 2

Tropical storm Dante was about to make its third landfall over the vicinity of Romblon.

Dante has maintained its maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving west at 25 kph.

The location of the center of the storm was estimated over the southern coastal waters of Romblon, Romblon at around 7 a.m.

5 a.m., June 2

PAGASA said tropical storm Dante is now off the southwestern coast of Masbate and is heading towards the vicinity of Romblon.

Dante has maintained its maximum sustained winds of 65 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving west-northwestward at 25 kph.

The location of its center was estimated over the western coastal waters of Balud, Masbate at around 4 a.m.

2 a.m., June 2

PAGASA said tropical storm Dante made its second landfall over Cataingan, Masbate at 1 a.m., June 2.

It has maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving west-northwestward at 20 kph.

11 p.m., June 1

Dante made its first landfall over Sulat, Eastern Samar at 8:30 p.m., and may have a second landfall over Sorsogon or Masbate in the next few hours.

PAGASA said Dante was in the vicinity of Tarangnan, Samar around 10 p.m., maintaining its maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness up to 80 kph.

8 p.m., June 1

Dante has maintained its strength and is about to make landfall over the northern portion of Eastern Samar.

The center of tropical storm Dante was estimated at 55 km east-northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar around 7 p.m.

5 p.m., June 1

The center of tropical storm Dante was estimated at 85 kilometers (km) east-northeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar or 110 km east-southeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar around 4 p.m.

It has slightly weakened with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph and gustiness of up to 80 kph, and will likely make landfall over Eastern Samar between Tuesday evening or early Wednesday morning, June 1 or June 2.

2 p.m., June 1

‘Dante’ has slightly slowed down and will likely make landfall over Eastern Samar or Leyte by Tuesday evening or early Wednesday morning, June 1 or June 2.

As of 1 p.m., PAGASA estimated the location of the center of Dante at 220 km east-northeast of Maasin City, Southern Leyte or 125 km east-southeast of Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

11 a.m., June 1

The center of tropical storm Dante was estimated at 235 kilometers east of Maasin City, Southern Leyte at 10 a.m. It was still expected to make landfall over Eastern Samar or Leyte.

Dante has maintained its maximum sustained winds of 75 kilometers per hour (kph) near the center and gustiness of up to 90 kph while moving westward at 25 kph.

8 a.m., June 1

As of 7 a.m., the center of tropical storm Dante was estimated at 270 km east of Maasin City, Southern Leyte.

In its current forecast track, PAGASA said tropical storm Dante will likely have its initial landfall over Eastern Samar or Leyte between afternoon and evening of June 1.

5 a.m., June 1

The center of tropical storm “Dante” was estimated at 310 km east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte or 380 km east of Maasin City, Southern Leyte at 4 a.m.

Eastern Samar, Samar, and Northern Samar were placed under Signal No. 2 due to possible landfall over Eastern Visayas between June 1 and June 2.

11 p.m., May 31

PAGASA hoisted Signal No. 1 over the eastern portion of Sorsogon, eastern portion of Albay, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Biliran, eastern portion of Leyte, eastern portion of Southern Leyte, Dinagat Islands, and Siargao and Bucas Grande Islands.

The center of “Dante” was estimated at 375 km east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte at around 10 p.m.

5 p.m., May 31

PAGASA placed the eastern portion of Northern Samar (Mapanas, Gamay, Lapinig, Palapag, Laoang) and the northeastern portion of Eastern Samar (Arteche, San Policarpo) under Signal No. 1.

It estimated the location of “Dante” at 375 kilometers (km) east-northeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, or 455 km east of Surigao City, Surigao del Norte at around 4 p.m.

11 a.m., May 31

Tropical storm “Dante” (international name “Choi-wan”) continued its gradual intensification. It has maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness up to 90 kph while moving northwest at 20 kph.

Its location was estimated at 515 kilometers (km) east-northeast of Davao City or 445 km east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur as of 10 a.m.

5 a.m., May 31

PAGASA said “Dante” has intensified into a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 65 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 80 kph.

Its center was estimated at 625 kilometers east of Davao City at around 3 a.m.

11 p.m., May 30

“Dante” maintained its strength but may intensify into a tropical storm within 12 to 24 hours.

PAGASA said tropical depression Dante was estimated at 685 kilometers east of Davao City at around 10 p.m. and maintained its maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness up to 70 kph.

5 p.m., May 30

Tropical depression “Dante” slightly slowed down and started to move west-northwest over the Philippine Sea.

It was located at 835 km east of Mindanao around 4 p.m. and maintained its maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 70 kph.

11 a.m., May 30

“Dante” slightly intensified and accelerated while cruising the sea east of the Philippines.

It was estimated at 820 km east of Mindanao at around 10 a.m. It had maximum sustained winds of 55 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 70 kph.

1 a.m., May 30

PAGASA said that tropical depression “Dante” has entered the Philippine area of responsibility, making it the country’s fourth tropical cyclone for 2021.

It was estimated at 1,000 km east of Mindanao around 3 a.m., with maximum sustained winds of 45 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 55 kph.

 
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