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Tropical Depression Kulap (17W) Located Near Japan

37.0N 131.0E

September 11th, 2011 Category: Tropical Storms

Tropical Depression Kulap (17W) - September 10th, 2011

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Track of TS 17W - September 10th, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TS 17W

On September 8th, Tropical Storm Kulap (17W) moved into the east-northeast periphery of the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) prompting the PAGASA to start issuing advisories on the system, naming it Nonoy.

However, Kulap quickly accelerated north and exited the PAR on the same evening, prompting the PAGASA to issued their final advisory on the system.

After increasing wind shear caused further weakening, the JTWC downgraded Kulap to a tropical depression late on September 8.  Early on September 10, the JMA too downgraded Kulap to a tropical depression.

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