At 7 a.m. this morning, the storm was positioned 370 kilometers east of Luzon island, the Philippines. Strongest wind near the center of the typhoon was measured at level 14-15, traveling 150-185 kilometers an hour.
In the next 24 hours, it is forecast to move west southwest at 15-20 kilometers an hour. By 7 a.m. on October 30, Yutu will be in Luzon island with wind power degrading to level 13, at 135-150 kilometers an hour.
At 7 a.m. on October 31, the eye of the storm will be 570 kilometers east of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands. Its fury will reduce to level 12, at 115-135 kilometers an hour.
In the next 48-72 hours, it will barrel northwest at 10-15 kilometers an hour to locate 420 kilometers off the Hoang Sa Islands. Wind power will reduce to level 11-12 moving 100-135 kilometers an hour.
By VAN PHUC, nchmf – Translated by Hai Mien
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