Storm ‘Kalmaegi’ to enter East Sea

A new storm named ‘Kalmaegi’ is moving towards East Sea, reported by the Central Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center on September 12.

Yesterday, the storm was located at 13, 7 degrees north latitude and 130, 8 degrees east longitude, about 730 kilometers east of central territorial water of Philippines. The storm sustained wind speeds of level 8-10.

In the 24 next hours, the storm is forecast to move between westwards and west northwestwards at 15-20 kilometers per hour.

According to forecast weather, by September 13, the storm enters at 14, 9 degrees north latitude and 126,8 degrees east longitude, about 540 kilometers in southeastwards of Luzon Island (Philippines) with the strongest wind speed of level 8-11.

On September 14, Kalmaegi will sweep through Philippines’s Luzon Island and enter in the area of East Sea with wind speeds of level 11-12.

The Central Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center announced that Kalmaegi is a strong storm with complicated direction therefore people should keep close watch to cope with the storm.

Photo of direction of Storm 'Kalmaegi' (Photo: the Central Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center)

Satellite photo of direction of Storm 'Kalmaegi' (Photo: the Central Meteorology Hydrology Forecast Center)

By Van Phuc- Translated by Huyen Huong

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