Storm Nari intensifies near East Sea

Tropical Storm Nari is rapidly intensifying over the Philippine Sea, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.

At 1pm on October 10, the tropical storm was centered at 15.3 degrees latitude north, 126.9 degrees longitude east, and about 590 km east of Philippines’s Luzon Island. There were strong winds with gusts upto level 10-11 at 89-117 kph.

Within the next 24 to 48 hours, the storm will move west and northwestwards but may change direction to move west and southwestward at speed of 20 kph.

At 1pm on October 12, the storm will center at 15.8 degrees latitude north and 118.3 degrees longitude east, about 680 km east and southeast of the Hoang Sa Archipelago, packing maximum wind speeds of upto 118-133 kph, causing the East Sea to remain rough.

By Ngoc Minh - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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