Typhoon Pakhar enters East Sea

The Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center warned that a tropical- low depression zone yesterday developed into a new storm with an international name being Pakhar which has approached near the East Sea.

Typhoon Pakhar enters East Sea

Typhoon Pakhar enters East Sea

It was centered at 15.4 degrees north latitude and 123 east longitude, at around 170 kilometers of the east- southeastwards of the Philippines’s Luzon Island. The strongest wind near the center gusted 75- 90 kilometers an hour.  

Typhoon Pakhar will mainly move the northwestwards at a speed of 20 kilometers per hour. 

By 1pm today, its eye is forecast to be at 18 degrees north latitude and 118.2 degrees east longitude, at around 890 kilometers of the southwestwards of the Leizhou Peninsula of China. The strongest wind near the center can keep 75- 90 kilometers an hour.

Within next 24 hours, the dangerous zone will parallel at 15 degrees north latitude and 115 degrees east longitude. 

By 1pm tomorrow, around 20.9 degrees north latitude and 113 degrees east longitude, at 270 kilometers of the eastwards of the Leizhou Peninsula of China will be next position of the typhoon.  

The tropical storm will quickly move the west- northwestwards at 25 kilometers an hour.

It will directly impact the weather condition in the Northern provinces after entering the Leizhou Peninsula of China. 

Because of a circulation of typhoon Hato, the Northern region has currently suffered downpours and flashflood. 

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control yesterday asked Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant opened its two reservoir doors to control as well as protect reservoirs and downstream rivers.

BY VAN PHUC- Translated by Huyen Huong

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