Timeline of The 2008 Pacific Typhoon Season - Timeline - August - Tropical Depressions

Tropical Depressions

August 12
  • 0000 UTC, (0800 UTC+8) – The JMA reports that a tropical depression has formed about 630 km, (400 mi), to the southeast of Shanghai in China.
  • 0600 UTC, (1400 UTC+8) – The JMA issues its final advisory on the tropical depression, previously located to the to the east of Hanoi, Vietnam.
August 13
  • 0000 UTC, (0800 UTC+8) – The JTWC designates the tropical depression previously located to the southeast of Shanghai, China, as Tropical Depression 11W.
  • 1800 UTC, (0200 UTC+8, August 14) – The JTWC reports that Tropical Depression 11W has intensified into a tropical storm, and had reached its 1-minute peak windspeeds of 65 km/h (40 mph).
August 14
  • 0000 UTC, (0800 UTC+8) – Tropical Disturbance Kika moves into the Western Pacific.
  • 0600 UTC, (1400 UTC+8) – The Central Pacific Hurricane Center (CPHC) reports that Tropical Disturbance Kika has re-intensified into a tropical depression.
  • 0600 UTC, (1400 UTC+8) – The JTWC reports that Tropical Storm 11W, has weakened into a tropical depression.
  • 0600 UTC, (1400 UTC+8) – Tropical Depression 11W makes landfall on Chebu Island, in South Korea.
1200 UTC — The JTWC reports that Tropical Depression 12W has formed about 1500 km (930 mi) to the northeast of Manila in the Philippines.
1800 UTC — The JTWC downgrades Tropical Depression 11W to a Tropical Disturbance.
1800 UTC — The CPHC reports that Tropical Depression Kika has weakened into a tropical disturbance.
1800 UTC — The JTWC reports that Tropical Depression 12W has intensified into a tropical storm.
1800 UTC — The JMA designates Tropical Storm 12W as a Tropical Depression.
August 15
  • 0000 UTC, (0800 UTC+8) – The CPHC reports that Tropical Disturbance Kika has re-intensified into a tropical depression.
  • 0600 UTC, (1400 UTC+8) – The JTWC reports that Tropical Storm 12W has reached its 1-minute sustained peak windspeeds of 100 km/h (65 mph).
  • 0600 UTC, (1400 UTC+8) – The JMA reports that Tropical Depression 12W has intensified into a tropical storm and names it as Vongfong.
1200 UTC — The JMA issues its last advisory on Tropical Depression 11W as it dissipates to the northeast of Japan.
1800 UTC — The CPHC reports that Tropical Depression Kika has weakened into a tropical disturbance.
August 16
  • 0000 UTC, (0800 UTC+8) – The CPHC reports that Tropical Disturbance Kika has re-intensified into a tropical depression.
0600 UTC — The JMA reports that Tropical Storm Vongfong has intensified into a severe tropical storm, as it reaches its 10-minute sustained peak winds of 95 km/h (60 mph).
  • 0600 UTC, (1400 UTC+8) – The CPHC reports that Tropical Depression Kika has dissipated.
1800 UTC — The JTWC reports that Tropical Depression 13W has formed about 350 km (220 mi) to the west of Songsong on the island of Rota.
August 17
0600 UTC — The JMA designates Tropical Depression 13W as a tropical depression.
1200 UTC — The JTWC reports that Tropical Depression 13W has intensified into a tropical storm.
1500 UTC — PAGASA designates Tropical Depression 13W as Tropical Depression Karen.
1800 UTC — The JMA reports that Tropical Depression 13W (Karen), has intensified into a Tropical Storm and names it as Nuri.
1800 UTC — The JTWC reports that Tropical Storm Vongfong has weakened into an extratropical low.

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