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East Sea to see 12 – 14 storms in 2018

The year 2018 will see about 12 – 14 storms and tropical depressions in the East Sea, some 4 – 6 are forecast to directly affect Vietnam’s mainland, according to the National Hydro-Meteorological Centre (NHMC).
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5-6 typhoons & tropical depressions to hit Vietnam in 2018

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, around 12- 13 tropical typhoons and depressions are expected to enter the East Sea and 5-6 unpredicted storms and tropical low pressure systems will directly impact to the mainland of Vietnam this year. 
HCMC will be hot and sunny with increasing unseasonable rains during the Tet holiday

Tropical depression to affect Vietnam weather near Tet holidays

A low pressure zone east off the Phillipines is forecast to enter the East Sea toward the northern part of the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands in days before the Tet Holiday and might intensify into a tropical depression or storm.

Position of the tropical depression nears East Sea is posed from satellite (Photo:NHMFC)

New tropical depression appears near East Sea

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, new tropical depression has quickly moved and powerfully operated in the eastern territorial water of the Philippines’ southern region with its maximum wind of 40- 60 kilometers an hour. 
Position of typhoon Kai-tak (Photo: NHMFC)

Tropical depression upgraded into storm

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, a tropical low pressure system was upgraded into a storm named Kai-tak this morning after it had entered the eastern territorial water of the Philippines' central region. 
Tropical low pressure system appears in the East Sea (Photo:NHMFC)

Tropical depression appears near East Sea

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, new tropical low pressure system appeared in the southeastern territorial water of the mid- Philippines this early morning. 
Fish vessels anchor near seashore

Tropical depression near seashore

The report from the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control showed that typhoon Kirogi weakened into a tropical low-pressure system and interacted with the cold air this early morning. 
Tropical depression appears near East Sea

Tropical depression appears near East Sea

The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting spread updates and warnings about one more low-pressure zone at 14:30pm today, which formed near the East Sea.