It was centered at 17.7 degrees north latitude and 113.8 degrees east longitude, at 350 kilometers of the east- northward of the East Sea. The maximum wind near the center gusted 40- 50 kilometers per hour.
Within next 24 hour, the depression is going to move at 10 kilometers an hour towards the northwest.
By this afternoon, its eye is forecast to be at 240 kilometers of the eastward of Hainan Island (China) with its strongest wind of level 7-9.
Because of the influence of depression circulation, the northern and southern territorial waters of the East Sea including the Spratly and Paracel Islands, the southern coastal provinces from Ninh Thuan to Ca Mau and Gulf of Thailand will suffer small- heavy rains, cyclones, thunderstorms and powerful wind of level 6-8.