Super typhoon Nepartak to pass through Vietnamese waters

Wednesday, 2016-07-06 22:07:46
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NDO/VNA – Strong winds and downpours are forecast to hit waters off the coasts from Vietnam’s central province of Binh Thuan to the southernmost province of Ca Mau, due to the effects of super typhoon Nepartak, which is currently rolling through the northeastern area off Luzon island in the Philippines. 

According to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, by 2 pm of July 6, the storm had centered at approximately 19.6 degrees north latitude and 128.2 degrees east longitude, about 930 km southeast of Taiwan (China), packing winds of up to 220 km per hour.

Over the next 24 hours, the storm is forecast to move west-northwest at a speed of up to 30 km per hour.

It is expected to continue on a west -northwest trajectory and be situated at 23.8 degrees north latitude and 119.8 degrees east longitude in the waters west of Taiwan by 1 pm on July 8.

The northeastern waters of the East Sea will experience strong winds from the evening of July 7.