Meteorologists said that Typhoon Conson is likely to slow down after passing through the Paracel Islands, causing heavy rain and big waves in this area for 2 days from September 11 to 12.
The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting this afternoon, September 9, said that Typhoon Conson, also known as the No.5 storm in the East Sea, has maintained strong winds of level 9 throughout the past hours. At 16:00 on the same day, the center of the storm No. 5 was 450 km southeast of the Paracel Islands.
According to forecast, tonight and tomorrow, storm No. 5 moves at a speed of 15 km/h, mainly in the west and is likely to get stronger. By tomorrow afternoon on September 10, the center of storm No. 5 will be located right on the East Sea of Hoang Sa archipelago with the strongest wind gusting at level 13. Thus, the possibility that in the coming hours, storm No. 5 will increase quite a bit. fast.
Storm No. 5 will then slow down to 5-10 km/h but keep its course and continue to strengthen. By the afternoon of September 11, the center of the storm No. 5 will be located on the Hoang Sa archipelago, with the strongest wind at level 11, gusting at level 13. After this time, the storm No. 5 will change direction and go west-west. North, and keep the same speed.
By the afternoon of September 12, the center of storm No. 5 will be about 230 km from the Paracel Islands to the northwest with sustained winds at level 11. According to forecast, after sweeping the south of Hainan Island (China). , storm No. 5 will slow down and then weaken. By the afternoon of September 13, when approaching the Gulf of Tonkin, the wind strength near the center of the storm was only level 9, equivalent to 83 km/h.
Regarding this storm, Deputy Director of the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Hoang Phuc Lam, said that because Typhoon Conson had an interaction with Typhoon Chanthu, currently operating off the coast of the Philippines, the forecast models Reports of Typhoon Conson in the South China Sea are being scattered.
Therefore, currently, experts only forecast that, after passing through the Hoang Sa archipelago, Conson is likely to slow down and in about 2 days of September 11-12, this area will have heavy rain and big waves. And the meteorological agency, after reviewing many forecast models for Typhoon Conson, has made the conclusion that the most likely thing is that the storm will enter the southern area of Hainan Island – China, after that storm No. 5. move into the Gulf of Tonkin.
Due to the influence of storm No. 5, the northern area and the middle of the East Sea will have storms and strong winds of level 7-8. The area near the center of the storm passing through will have strong winds of level 9, then increase to level 10-11, level 13, strong seas. In the next 2 days, the dangerous area on the East Sea lies from longitude 109 to 115 degrees east longitude, latitude 14.5 to 18.5 degrees north latitude. Therefore, experts recommend that all ships operating in high-risk areas will be affected by strong winds, tornadoes and high waves.
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