“Goni” storm with wind speeds of level 16-17

“Goni” storm was located yesterday at 20, 2 degrees north latitude and 122, 6 degrees east longitude, at 300 kilometers on the southeastern water of Taiwan Island, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.

Direction of 'Goni' storm on August 23 (Photo:the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center)

The strongest wind speeds near the center gusted up to level 14- 17.

In next 24- 48 hours, the storm is predicted to move northeastward at 26, 4 degrees north latitude and 126, 4 degrees east longitude on Japan’s Kyusyu Island. The strong wind speeds will sustain at level 13- 16.

In addition, because of the strong operation of the northwest monsoon, the southern territorial waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau provinces and Spratly Island will see wind speeds of level 5- 8, 2- 3 meters big waves, sea rough.

By Ngoc Minh- Translated by Huyen Huong

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