New tropical depression approaching East Sea

According to the Japan Hydro- meteorological Agency, a newly- formed tropical low pressure in the Philippines is expected to enter the East Sea in the next couple days.

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

This dangerous zone is forecast to move west- northwestward towards the Philippines’ Luzon Island, and then it is able to turn into a tropical storm.

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday issued warnings of medium- heavy downpours, thunderstorm, cyclone, hail, lighting and sustained winds in the Central Highlands and Southern regions

Additionally, a high risk of small flooding will occur on riverbanks of the Central Highlands region.

Water level in upstream Mekong River averaged at 3- 5 meters. The flow volume pouring from upstream Mekong River to the upstream Mekong River Delta is less than 40- 50 percent.

From August 28, a low pressure zone or a tropical depression will appear in the northeastern part of the East Sea.

The southwest monsoon is forecast to operate powerfully at this time.



BY VAN PHUC- Translated by Huyen Huong

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