Friday , January 22 2021

Typhoon No. 8 in the South China Sea



The location and direction of storm number 8. (Photo: NHCMF).

The location and direction of storm number 8. (Photo: NHCMF).

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

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

Typhoons in the western part of the South China Sea (including the Spratly Islands) have a strong thunderstorm; Strong winds level 8, level 10; dynamic sea. From this night, sea areas from Ninh-Tuan to Ba-Ria-Vung Tau gradually reach the level of 6-7, near the center of the level of a strong storm 8, the shock level 10, sea waves from a height of 3-5 m; dynamic sea.

The danger zone in the East Sea in the next 24 hours (strong wind 6 and above): from 9.0 to 12.5 degrees north latitude; The western meridian is 113.0 degrees east longitude.

In the next 24-48 hours, the typhoons move in the direction of West-West, traveling about 10-15 km every hour and gradually weakening to a tropical depression. At 19:00 on September 19, the center of the tropical depression is about 10.5 degrees north latitude; 105.5 degrees east longitude, on the mainland of the South. The strongest tropical low pressure level is 6 (40-50 km / h). Disaster Risk Level: Level 3.

Due to the influence of the storm, from the night (17/11) to 19/11 in the coastal provinces of the South Central, South Central Highlands and South Vietnam with moderate precipitation, there are places of heavy rain and scattered thunderstorms. The amount of precipitation is usually 70-150 mm.

From tonight to November 19 there will be flooding on the rivers of the South-Central region. During this flood, floods in the Bin-Dinh, Fu-yen rivers are alarmed by 1, the river from Khan-Hoa to Binh-Tuan at level 1 BD-BD2. High risk of landslides and flash floods in mountainous areas, flooding in lowland areas and in urban areas. The level of risk of natural disasters due to heavy rain, flooding, flash flooding, landslide: level 1-2.

Nguyen Duong


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