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Overview of Tropical Cyclones

Overview of Tropical Cyclones in January 2017

Thursday, 2nd February 2017


        One tropical cyclone occurred over the western North Pacific in January 2017.

        A tropical depression formed over the sea areas in the southern part of the Philippines about 810 km southeast of Manila on the afternoon of 8 January. It moved west-northwestwards at first with an estimated wind of 45 km/h near its centre. The tropical depression turned west-southwestwards the next day and finally weakened into an area of low pressure over Sulu Sea in the small hours of 10 January.

Tropical Cyclone Track in January 2017

Tropical Cyclone Track in January 2017