Typhoon Waphi, Tropical Depression 30July2019

The low air trough has turned into a tropical depression.

30-July-2019

07:00 A.M The tropical depresssion is 400km east of the Hoang Sa Islands of Vietnam (The Paracel Islands) carrying sustained winds of 40-50kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw. The tropical depression may strengthen to be a typhoon.

The sea to the north of the East Sea of Vietnam is rough due to the tropical depression.

1300  The tropical depression is 350km east of the Hoang Sa Islands of Vietnam (Paracel Island). The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

1900 The tropical depression is 260km east-northeast of the Paracel Islands (Vietnam) packing sustained winds of 40-60kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

31-July-2019

01:00 A.M The tropical depression is 230km northwest of the Paracel Islands of Vietnam carrying sustained winds of 50-60kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

07:00 A.M The tropical depression has strengthened to be a typhoon (internationally coded Wipha, Typhoon No.3 in Vietnam) carrying sustained winds of 60-75kph. Typhoon Wipha is 230km northwest of the Paracel Islands of Vietnam. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

13:00 Typhoon Wipha is 250km east of the Hainan Island carrying sustained winds of 60-75kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

16:00 Typhoon Wipha is 230km east of the Hainan Island carrying sustained winds of 60-90kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

16:00 Typhoon Wipha is 160km east of the Hainan Island carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

01-August-2019

04:00 A.M Typhoon Wipha is 370km east southeast of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh (Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

07:00 A.M Typhoon Wipha is 360km east southeast of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh (Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

10:00 A.M Typhoon Wipha is 360km east southeast of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh(Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 24 hours is wnw.

13:00   Typhoon Wipha is 340km east of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh(Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is nw. The typhoon seems to have a strange projected path compared to most other typhoons as it is expect to move west after 12 hours.

13:00   Typhoon Wipha is 330km east of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh(Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is nw. 

19:00   Typhoon Wipha is 300km east of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh(Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is wnw. 

22:00   Typhoon Wipha is 230km east of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh(Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is w. 

02-August-2019

04:00 A.M Typhoon Wipha is 180km east of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh (Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is westward.

10:00 A.M Typhoon Wipha is 170km east of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh (Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is westward.

11:00 A.M Typhoon Wipha is 170km east of Vietnam's coast from Quang Ninh (Halong Bay) to Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is westward.

16:00       Typhoon Wipha is 90km east-northeast of Mong Cai (Quang Ninh), 250km northeast of Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 12 hours is westward, then west-southwest.

18:00    Typhoon Wipha is 80km east-northeast of Mong Cai (Quang Ninh), 220km northeast of Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 75-90kph. The projected path in the next 3 hours is between west and west-southwest.

18:00    Typhoon Wipha is 60km east-northeast of Mong Cai (Quang Ninh), 200km northeast of Hai Phong carrying sustained winds of 60-90kph. The projected path in the next 3 hours is wsw.

21:00 Typhoon Wipha makes landfall at Mong Cai City (Quang Ninh) carrying sustained winds of 60-75kph. The projected path in the next 3 hours is wsw. The typhoon is causing torrential rains in Mong Cai.

03-August-2019

04:00 Typhoon Wipha has weaken to be a tropical depression again after making landfall with sustained winds of 40-50kph. The tropical depression is in between Quang Ninh and Hai Phong. The projected path in the next 12 hours is wsw making its way to the Red River Delta in northern Vietnam.

13:00 The tropical depression is in the Red River Delta with sustained winds of 40-50kph. The projected path in the next 6 hours is wsw and it is expected to weaken to be a low pressure air trough after that.

16:00 The tropical depression is in between the south of the Red River Delta and Thanh Hoa with sustained winds of less than 40kph. The projected path in the next 6 hours is wsw and it is expected to weaken and melt away. Still, the tropical depression is expect to cause heavy rains in the North and part of the north of the Central Coast , especially in the Red River Delta, Hoa Binh, Son La, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An.