It maintained this intensity until it made landfall in China 220 km (140 mi) east-northeast of Hong Kong on September 3. After weakening slightly further, the storm degenerated into a remnant low cloud swirl at 0000 UTC on August 23. [66], Typhoon Dan brought torrential rain of up to 500 mm (20 inches) to both northern Luzon and southern Taiwan. [29] The flooding killed ten people. [75] Flooding from the storm forced the evacuation of 300 families in Calbayog. Cam was responsible for 23 injuries in Hong Kong and one death in a ship off Stonecutters Island. [60] Damage from the storm amounted to ¥16.31 billion (US$155 million); insurance payouts reached ¥31.47 billion (US$299 million). Maggie brought sustained winds of up to 80 km/h (50 mph) and 85 mm (3.3 inches) of rain to Hong Kong. Should the list of names for a given year prove to be insufficient, names are taken from an auxiliary list, the first 10 of which are published each year before the season starts. The storm became extratropical as it moved over the Korean Peninsula and it entered the Sea of Japan, where it dissipated. Tropical Storms formed in the entire west Pacific basin were assigned a name by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Four other people were killed when they drowned in rough seas produced offshore the Mexican coastline. Rachel weakened back into a depression before it made landfall on the island and it dissipated over the Chungyang mountains on August 7. The 1999 Pacific typhoon seasonhas no official bounds; it ran year-round in 1999, but most tropical cyclonestend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. Although it remained offshore, Adrian brought rough surf and flooding to Mexico, which resulted in 6 fatalities. 1999 Pacific typhoon season summary.jpg 3,000 × 1,767; 553 KB 1999 Pacific typhoon season summary.png 4,000 × 3,000; 5.48 MB Tropical Depression 28W 1999.jpg 593 × 514; 35 KB [5], A low pressure area 220 km (140 mi) to the west of Yap developed into a tropical depression on April 6. Heavy rainfall produced from the storm caused minor flooding throughout Mexico. [16], Further intensification occurred, and Beatriz became the first major hurricane of the season at 1800 UTC on July 12. Early on, December 3, when the storm was to the south of Vietnam, it turned to the northwest and headed towards the Malay Peninsula. No new names were used for the first time in the Pacific Basin. 1999 Hurricane Season Summary for the East-Central Pacific Hurricane Season: 1999 (calendar year) for the East-Central Pacific, summary and overview. [8], The rainfall from Jacob ranged from 80 mm (3 inches) up to 400 mm (16 inches) in some places in the Philippines, but only minor damage was recorded on land. [54], Tropical Storm Ann brought moderate rain of up to 100 mm (4 inches) to Anhui, Jiangsu and Shandong on September 18. [22], Both the JMA and PAGASA considered Neil a tropical storm, with PAGASA naming it Helming. [52], The JTWC began to track a disturbance in a monsoon trough to the west of the Marianas Islands on September 11. [20], Dora weakened to Category 1 strength as it entered the Central Pacific Hurricane Center's area of responsibility on August 14. Dora dissipated late on the following day, while situated several hundred miles east of Wake Island. [4] By July 13, the wave and associated low pressure area emerged into the Pacific Ocean. A Pacific hurricane is a mature tropical cyclone that develops within the northeastern and central Pacific Ocean to the east of 180°W, north of the equator. Several fishing boats were sunk and house damaged on Penghu. [53], Tropical Storm Zia brought heavy rain to western Japan, which exceeded 500 mm (7.9 inches) in places. Over the following days, slow organization occurred, and it is estimated that the system became developed into Tropical Depression Four-E at 0000 UTC on July 23. The JTWC initially forecast that the storm would only intensify slightly, as they predicted it to move north-northeast into an unfavorable environment. At least 118 people were killed [47] and over 2,600 people were injured; the province of Wenzhou was significantly impacted by Wendy's effects. [51], Two ships ran aground and a cargo ship sank, but all the crew were successfully rescued. After the cloud pattern consolidated, it is estimated that Tropical Depression Eight-E developed at 0600 UTC on August 6, while located about 975 miles (1,569 km) southwest of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. 1999 Pacific typhoon season; Season summary map: First storm formed: January 3, 1999: Last storm dissipated: December 16, 1999: Strongest storm: Bart – 930 hPa , 165 km/h (105 mph) (10-minute sustained) Tropical depressions: 34: Total storms: 26: Typhoons: 5: Super typhoons: 1: Total fatalities: At least 1289: Total damage > $4.5 billion (1999 USD) Pacific typhoon seasons The depression intensified gradually due to favorable conditions. The storm started to weaken as it entered a higher shear environment. [2] It dissipated on October 11,[2] over a month and a half before the official end of the season on November 30.[1]. The typhoon turned further to the west as it began to interact with Taiwan and started to weaken slowly. The developing cyclone slowly moved to the northwest, becoming Tropical Depression 16W nine hours after the TCFA was first issued. The system organized further and developed into Tropical Depression Three-E at 1200 UTC on July 14, while located about 290 miles (470 km) west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. Paul was also considered a tropical storm by the JMA, who reported that the rainfall from the storm caused landslides and flooding in western Japan. The first tropical cyclone of the season, Hurricane Adrian, developed on June 18, while the final storm of the season, Tropical Storm Irwin, dissipated on October 11. Typhoon tracking maps, current sea temperatures, and more. It was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones form in the western Pacific Ocean. There were 14 cyclones in total, including 5 unnamed tropical depressions. The storm then moved along the Chinese coast weakening as it did so. The depression strengthened into Tropical Storm Dora later that day. Maggie passed just to the north of Hong Kong before it turned into the mouth of the Pearl River and dissipated inland on June 8. [5] After crossing the International Date Line on August 20, Dora became the first tropical cyclones to exist in all three basins of the North Pacific – Eastern, Central, and Western – since Hurricane John in 1994. Gloria began to accelerate to the northeast under the influence of an upper level flow and maintained its strength. The typhoon intensified further as it began to head to the northwest into the Luzon Strait and it reached its peak with 195 km/h (120 mph) winds on June 5. [37], Typhoon Sam was responsible for seven deaths in the Philippines. [71] Eve was the first in a series of storms to bring torrential rain to the region, and the resulting floods killed over 590 people, and they also caused nearly $235 million of damage directly. A broad area of low pressure developed into Tropical Depression One at 0600 UTC on June 18, while situated 290 miles (465 km) southeast of Acapulco, Guerrero. After the depression reached its peak with 55 km/h (35 mph) winds it began to accelerate to the west. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. [12], The following names were used for named storms in the Pacific in 1999. These names were contributed to a revised list from 1996. PAGASA assigns names to tropical depressions that form within their area of responsibility and any tropical cyclone that might move into their area of responsibility. Activity halted until July 9, when Hurricane Beatriz developed. [66], Tropical Storm Eve brought torrential rain to much of central Vietnam, with about 290 mm (13 inches) falling on Huế City and as much as 470 mm (18.5 inches) of rain falling in parts of Hà Tĩnh Province. The heavy rain led to many instances of flooding and over 150 landslides throughout Hong Kong, killing 1 person and forcing the evacuation of about 1,000. The low level circulation became completely exposed and the weakening system made landfall on southern Luzon on April 10. Pres. Damage and deaths include totals while the storm was extratropical, a wave, or a low, and all the damage figures are in 1999 USD. The system strengthened over the central Philippines, becoming Tropical Storm Frankie. While the majority of typhoons reliably develop between May and October, typhoons can occur any time of the year. There were five injuries resulting from Maggie in the territory and the total damages were approximately $100,000. Around this time, Cam's motion gradually turned towards the north. Later in the month, the wave acquired a low-level circulation. 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