Tropical storm Maysak is likely to move into the northeast waters of the East Sea on the night of April 5, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

At 8m on April 5, Maysak Maysak was spotted at 16.1 degrees north latitude and 122.8 degrees east longitude, on the east of the Philippines’ Luzon island.

By 7am on April 6, the storm eye is forecast to be seen at 680km to the east-northeast of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago, with its maximum winds of 62-74km per hour.

In the next 24-48 hours, Maysak will continue moving northwest at a speed of 15-20km per hour and weaken into a tropical depression.

The depression area is about 660km to the northeast of Hoang Sa archipelago by 7am on April 7, with sustained winds of below 39km per hour, said the centre.-VNA