Tropical Storm Bopha Calms Down

Storm Bopha weakened into a depression Wednesday night as it approached the Eastern Sea .

Tropical storm Bopha slowed down to a tropical depression west of Hong Kong Wednesday night as the wind scale dropped to force 7 (50 to 61 kph) at the eye storm, said the Viet Nam meteorological center.

However, southern Viet Nam will still be hit with strong winds and widespread rain.

The tropical depression is forecast to head for the coastal region of Guangdong, China at the speed of 15kph and will weaken as it moves further eastward, while still causing rough seas and strong winds at force 6 between Hong Kong and Dong Sa Island.

Source: TT – Translated by Van Hanh

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