The National center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting issued its latest weather news that early morning August 10, low-pressure zone in North West parts of Hoang Sa Archipelago developed into a tropical low-pressure system.
This afternoon (July 10), a low-pressure zone formed in the north of Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago and is moving slowly in the Tonkin Gulf, issued by the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting.
The national Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting center said tropical low-pressure system will keep moving west for the next 24 hours at wind speed of 15-20km per hour then weaken into a low-pressure zone.
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.
This year’s the 14th typhoon hitting the East Sea named Kirogi which was located at around 200 kilometers of the eastward in the territorial waters of the south- central provinces from Khanh Hoa- Ninh Thuan- Binh Thuan, weakened into a tropical- low pressure zone this early morning.
According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, the tropical depression was located at the northwestern territorial water of the Paracel Islands with its maximum wind of 40-50 kilometers per hour at 1am today.