New tropical storm appears in offshore Philippines

A new tropical low pressure system developed into a typhoon named Tembin after it had appeared in the eastward of the south part of the Philippines this early morning. 

Position of typhoon Kai- tak and Tembin in East Sea (Photo:NMHFC)

Position of typhoon Kai- tak and Tembin in East Sea (Photo:NMHFC)

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, this year’s the 15th storm- Kai-tak in combination with the ongoing cold spell caused powerful wind of level 8-11 in Huyen Tran Island of the Spratly Islands. 

At 7am, typhoon Kai-tak was located at around 180 kilometers of the west- southwestward of the Huyen Tran Island with a maximum wind of 60- 75 kilometers an hour. 

Within next 24 hours, it is expected to move the west- southwestward at a speed of 15 kilometers an hour.

By the morning tomorrow, Kai- tak will be centered at around 330 kilometers of the southward of the Con Dao Island. The strongest wind near the center could gust 60-75 kilometers an hour. 

Because of its influence, the western territorial water of the south- East Sea including the southwestern water of the Spratly Islands will see rainy weather, wind of level 6- -11 and sea rough.

The dangerous zone in next 24 hours is warned to be at 4.0-9.0 degrees north latitude and 105.0 degrees east longitude. 

In next 24- 48 hours, Kai-tak will continue moving the west- southwestward at a speed of 15 kilometers an hours and be weakened into a tropical low depression. 

By the morning Saturday, the tropical storm is predicted to be at 4.7 degrees north latitude and 103.7 degrees east longitude of the eastward of Malaysia. 

This early morning, a new tropical low pressure system developed into a typhoon named Tembin in the eastward of the south part of the Philippines. 

At 7am, Tembin was centered at around 360 kilometer of the eastward of the Philippines’s southern region with its strongest wind near the center of up to 60-75 kilometers an hour. 

It will move the westward at around 15 kilometers an hour.
 
Within next 24- 48 hours, Tembin will move the west- southwestward at 20- 25 kilometers an hour, and it is expected to upgrade powerfully. 

By the morning Saturday, its position will be at around 300 kilometers of the Philippines’s Palawan Island with a powerful wind of 75- 90 kilometers an hour. 



BY SONG NGUYEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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