Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | 19:29 WIB

Super Typhoon Mangkhut Impacts Indonesia

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JAKARTA, NNC - The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) explained the analysis of Super Typhoon Mangkhut at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Sept 12.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut is currently in the Pacific Ocean, North of Papua, 13.9 North Latitude, 136.2 East Longitude (about 1,660 km north of Manokwari). Its direction and motion speed is to the West, at a speed of 12 knots (23 km/h) moving away from the Indonesian territory. The lowest cyclone pressure is 905 mb at speeds of 110 knots (205 km/h).

BMKG Public Relations said Wednesday that the Super Typhoon Mangkhut will have several impacts in Indonesia.

The typhoon will impact the weather in Indonesia including ocean waves with a height of 2.5-4.0 meters in the waters north of the Talaud Island, the northern Pacific Ocean Halmahera to West Papua.

There were also sea waves with a height of 1.25 - 2.5 meters in the waters of the Sangihe Island, the northern Maluku Sea, Halmahera Waters, Halmahera Sea, north of West Papua waters, Biak northern waters, the northern Pacific Ocean of Papua, the waters west of Misol Island, the waters south of the Kai Island - Aru, Arafuru Sea in the middle and east, the waters west of Yos Sudarso.

Its forecasted that at 7 a.m. Thursday, Sept 13, the cycle position will be in the Pacific Ocean, north of Papua, 14.9 north latitude, 131.6 east longitude (around 1,730 km north of Biak).

Tomorrow, its estimated that the direction and motion speed is to the West-Northwest, moving 12 knots (23 km/h) away from the Indonesian territory. The lowest pressure is 905 mb at speeds of 110 knots (205 km/h).