Tropical low-pressure near East Sea forecast to gain strength on December 29

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting issued its latest weather forecast that a tropical low-pressure zone is operating in the East Sea bringing strong winds at level 7, sea rough.

Tropical low-pressure near East Sea forecast to gain strength on December 29

On December 29, the zone is forecast to gain strength and able to develop into the typhoon. This morning December 27, the sea area of the South East part of the Philippines experienced the impacts of a tropical low-pressure.

It centered at 10.7 degrees north latitude, 129.5 degrees east longitude, 450km from the central part of the Philippines. The strongest wind near the center was 50 to 60km per hour.

In the next 24 to 48 hours, the system will move west west north, at 15 to 20km per hour. It will reach at 50 to 60km per hour on December 27 at 11.5 degree north latitude, 125.7 degrees east longitude.

On December 29, it will move at 25km, 180km from the north part of the Philippines’ Palawan Island.

The strongest wind will be 50 to 60km per hour to reach level 7.

Due to the impacts of cold wave, the Tokin Gulf and the north area of the East Sea will see strong winds at level 6 and 7.

The sea areas in the central and northern region will suffer the north eastern winds at level 6. A tropical low-pressure system will also be able to develop into a typhoon therefore local authorities in the above mentioned region need to take measures to prevent the typhoon, said the center.

VAN PHUC –Translated by Van Ha

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