Tuesday, 26 July 2016

Tropical Storm Mirinae forms in the South China Sea


As of Tuesday morning, EDT, the center of Tropical Storm Mirinae is centered about 230 miles southeast of Haikou, China, drifting towards the west-northwest at 14 mph with highest sustained winds of 40 mph.
This storm is forecast to remain a tropical storm before reaching eastern Hainan within about 12 hours.
Beyond Hainan, a track across the Gulf of Tonkin to Guanxi, China, or nearby northern Vietnam is likely as of midweek.
Land interaction should preclude a well-wrapped tropical cyclone, but localized flooding rainfall and damaging winds can accompany the cyclone along its path, reports Accu weather.

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