In the next 24 to 48 hours, the storm will move mainly to the west, due to the strong interaction with Typhoon Chanthu in the offshore waters, it is likely to become stronger.
Regarding the storm No. 5, this morning of September 9, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control (CCTT) held an online meeting to work out a response plan. Accordingly, as of 6 a.m. on September 9, in the Philippines, Typhoon Conson had left 19 people missing, affected more than 79,000 people, had to evacuate 10,063 people and damaged more than 3,000 houses.
In our country, in the Northern Delta, Hoa Binh and the area from Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh from last night to September 8, there was moderate rain, heavy rain, and heavy rain in some places. In this morning (September 9), in the Northern Delta, Hoa Binh, and Son La, many places had moderate rain, heavy rain, heavy rain in some places and thunderstorms in some places.
The Border Guard Command said that as of 6 a.m. this morning, the unit had notified, counted and instructed 71,500 ships and boats/349,088 people to know about the direction and movement of the storm, to take proactive measures. avoid, stay.
Hurricane Conson will interact with a major hurricane
Regarding this storm No. 5, Deputy Director of the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting Hoang Phuc Lam, said that at 7am on September 9, the location of the storm’s center was about 670 km from the Paracel Islands to the east. Southeast, at about 15.8 degrees North latitude; 118.1 degrees East longitude. The area near the center of the storm has strong winds of level 9 equivalent to 75-90 km/h, level 11.
In the next 24 hours, storm No. 5 is forecasted to move 15-20 km per hour, will move in the northwest direction and is likely to become stronger. At 7 a.m. on September 10, the location of the storm’s center was about 280 km to the east of the Paracel Islands, at about 16.4 degrees north latitude; 114.5 degrees East longitude. The area near the center of the storm has strong winds of level 10, equivalent to 90-100 km/h, level 12.
In the next 24 to 48 hours, Typhoon Conson will slow down (10-15km) and move mainly to the West and interact with Typhoon Chanthu very strongly in the offshore waters, so it is forecasted to be stronger. .
At 7 a.m. on September 11, storm No. 5 will be located right on the Hoang Sa archipelago with the strongest wind. From the next 48-72 hours, Hurricane Conson is forecast to move very slowly. So on September 11-12, the storm will strike over the Paracel Islands area, with a forecast wind strength of level 13. Therefore, this sea area in those two days is forecasted to be very dangerous.
Mr. Lam also said that the storm No. 5 was affected by the strong storm Chanthu, so the trajectory and intensity were very unpredictable.
“Current forecasts, concentrated in the next 24-48 hours, will give quite high accuracy. The long-term forecasts from 48 hours onwards are quite complicated, because the storm No. 5 interacts with Typhoon Chanthu. “, added Mr. Lam.
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