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New typhoon may hit South China Sea this week

by VOV26 September 2016 Last updated at 21:27 PM

VTV.vn - A new typhoon has formed in waters northeast of the Philippines and may enter the East Sea waters on September 27.

A new typhoon, named Megi, has formed in waters northeast of the Philippines, according to Vietnam’s National Hydro-meteorological Forecast Center.

At 1:00 p.m. on September 25, the typhoon had shifted about 1,000 km southeast of Taiwan and was expected to continue west-northwest at speeds of 20-25kph.

Meteorologists predict it will enter the East Sea, internationally known as South China Sea, and is likely to hit Taiwan on Tuesday.

An average of 8 to 10 tropical storms hit Vietnam between July and October of every year, often causing heavy material and human casualties.

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