New tropical depression heading towards East Sea

A new tropical low-pressure system is set to move from the waters off the Philippines and is to the East Sea by the evening of July 18, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.

As of 7am this morning, the tropical depression laid centered 16 degrees north latitude and 122 degrees east longitudes, east of Luzon Island. Strongest winds near the storm’s center reached 39-49 kilometers an hour.
In the next 24 hours, the system will move west-northwestward at a speed of 15 kilometers and is likely to intensify.

Affected by the tropical depression, the eastern East Sea will be rough with winds up to 61 kilometers an hour.

Source: national weather bureau – Translated by Hai Mien

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