On November 19, a tropical depression formed east of the Philippines and intensified into a tropical storm was named "Tomas". On November 21 it reaches severe tropical storm status. Shortly after, Tomas intensified into typhoon category. However, after completing an anticyclonic loop due to the influences of other weather systems, entering and exiting the PAR multiple times, Tomas weakened to severe tropical storm status. Tomas continued to weakened into a tropical storm once more on November 25 and degenerated into a tropical depression by the end of the next day, while tracking northeast, and became a low pressure afterward.