Typhoon Kammuri (Japanese: かんむり; Rōmaji: kanmuri[a]), known in the Philippines as Typhoon Tisoy, was a powerful tropical cyclone. It made landfall in the Bicol Region of the Philippines. Kammuri developed into a low pressure system on November 23, 2019. By November 25, it was a tropical depression and it started to develop rainbands. As it developed into a Category 1-equivalent storm, Kammuri started heading towards the Philippines. Before landfall, Kammuri underwent rapid intensification and became a Category 4-equivalent. It made landfall on the Philippines near midnight on December 2, 2019.
|Typhoon (JMA scale)|
|Category 4 typhoon (SSHWS)|
|Formed||November 23, 2019|
|Dissipated||December 7, 2019|
|Highest winds||10-minute sustained: 165 km/h (105 mph) |
1-minute sustained: 215 km/h (130 mph)
|Lowest pressure||955 hPa (mbar); 28.2 inHg|
|Damage||$116 million (2019 USD)|
|Areas affected||Guam, Philippines|
|Part of the 2019 Pacific typhoon season|
- Although romanized as kanmuri, it is pronounced as [kã̠mːɯ̟ᵝɾʲi], like KAHM-mə-ree with a sustained sound. This justifies the typhoon name's spelling as Kammuri.