Typhoon No. 8 in the South China Sea



Location and Direction of Storm No. 8. (Photo: NHCMF).

Location and Direction of Storm No. 8. (Photo: NHCMF).

At 18h on 17/11, the location of the storm center about 11.0 degrees north; 111.1 degrees east, about 240 km east of Ninh Thuan-Binh Thuan Province. The strongest wind near the center of strong storms level 8 (60-75 km / h), level 10. Wind radius 6, level 8 about 100 km from the center of the storm.

It is supposed that in the next 24 hours, the typhoon will move west, about 10 km per hour. At 19h. On 18/11, the location of the storm was about 11.2 degrees north; 109.3 ° east, directly on the sea of ​​provinces from Ninh Thuan to Ba Ria-Vung Tau. The strongest wind at the center of strong storms level 8 (60-75 km / h), level 10. Wind radius 6, strike 8 about 120 km from the center of the storm.

Due to the typhoons in the western part of southern China (including the Spratly Islands) there are strong storms; Strong winds level 8, level 10; dynamic sea. From this night, seaside areas from Ninh Thuan to Ba Ria-Vung Tau wind are gradually leveling at levels 6-7, near center of force 8, impact level 10, sea waves 3-5 m high; dynamic sea.

Threatened zone on the eastern seabed in the next 24 hours (strong wind 6 or higher): from 9.0 to 12.5 degrees north; West clouds 113.0 ° East.

In the next 24 to 48 hours, the typhoons move in the westwest direction, each hour travels about 10-15 km and gradually weakens into tropical depression. At 19 h 19/11 the center of tropical depression is about 10.5 degrees north; 105.5 degrees east, on the south. The most powerful tropical pressure stage 6 (40-50 km / h). Disaster Risk Level: Level 3.

Due to the impact of the storm, from the night (17/11) to 19/11 in the coastal provinces of the South Central, South Central Highlands and southern Vietnam with mild rain, there are places of heavy rain and scattered storms. , the precipitation is generally 70-150 mm.

From today until 19 November, it will take place in the watershed in the southern central area. During this flood, floods in the rivers Binh Dinh, Phu Yen under the alarm 1, the river from Khanh Hoa to Binh Thuan at level 1 BD-BD2. High risk of landslides and floods in mountain areas, inundation in low-lying areas and in urban areas. The level of risk of natural disasters due to heavy rain, floods, flash floods, landslides: Level 1-2.

Nguyen Duong


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