Typhoon named Dujuan which is operating on the eastern territorial water of Taiwan Island, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday.
It was located at 22, 5 degrees north latitude and 126, 6 degrees east longitude, at 550 kilometers towards east southeast. The strongest wind speed near center blew level 15- 17.
In next 24 hours, its foward speed will be 15 kilometers per hour in west northwest .
By evening today, 'Dujuan' storm will be at 23, 8 degrees north latitude and 123, 1 degrees east longitude, its extreme wind near center will gust up to level 15- 17.
In next 24- 48 hours, the typhoon will continue moving ahead west northwest and hit the southeastern territorial water of Phuc Kien (China) with wind speed at 15- 20 kilometers.
Today, the storm is forecast not enter into East Sea. The north eastern territorial water of East Sea will see level 5- 8 strong wind speed because of the influence of the storm circulation.
In next 48- 72 hours, it will move the north northwestwards of wind speed at 15- 20 kilometers, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
An estimated 3, 000 people evacuated from Taiwan’s Luc Island and Lan Tu Island before Dujiuan made landfall.