Typhoon Conson increased to level 9-10 when entering the East Sea

Storm Conson increased to level 9-10 when entering the East Sea - Photo 1.

Location and direction of storm Conson – Photo: National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting

According to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting, at 13:00 pm on September 7th, Hurricane Conson over the central region Philippines. The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is strong at level 8-9 (60-90km/h), level 11.

It is forecasted that in the next 24 hours, the storm will move to the northwest, about 10-15km per hour. At 13:00 on September 8, the location of the storm’s center was in the southern part of Luzon island (Philippines). The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is strong at level 8 (60-75km/h), level 10.

In the next 24 to 48 hours, the storm will move in the northwest direction, traveling 15-20km per hour, entering the East Sea and potentially getting stronger. At 13:00 on September 9, the center of the storm was about 600km east of the Hoang Sa archipelago. The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is level 9 (75-90km/h), level 11.

In the next 48 to 72 hours, the storm moves to the northwest, traveling 15-20km per hour and getting stronger. At 13:00 on September 10, the location of the storm’s center was about 260km northeast of the Hoang Sa archipelago. The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is strong at level 10-11 (90-120km/h), level 13.

In the next 72 to 120 hours, the storm moves to the northwest, traveling about 15-20km per hour and continuing to get stronger.

Due to the influence of the storm, from the early morning of September 9, in the eastern sea area north of the East Sea, strong winds gradually increased to level 8, then increased to level 9, level 11, waves were 3-5m high, the sea strong movement.

In order to be ready to cope with the development of storms and heavy rain in the coming days in the context of the complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic, the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control recommends that ministries, departments, agencies and localities to review plans to respond to and implement natural disaster prevention and control in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic under the direction of the Prime Minister; tclosely monitor storm reports; notify means and ships operating at sea about the evolution of storms to proactively prevent, ensure safety and have appropriate production plans.

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