The Central Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre said the strong tropical storm Rammasun is moving westward at 20 km per hour during the next 24 hours but it may turn west-northwest later.

At 1:00 am on July 15, the eye of the storm was about 650 km east-southeast of Luzon Island of the Philippines, packing maximum winds of between 103 and 133 km per hour.

Over the next day, its centre may move to 13.7 degrees north latitude and 122.8 degrees east longitude in the central Philippines, with the strongest wind power reaching 133 km per hour.

Due to the influence of the storm, wind power in the eastern part of the East Sea will become stronger since July 15 night, resulting in rough sea.

Rammasun is forecast to bring heavy rainfall and strong winds to Vietnam’s Truong Sa archipelago area.-VNA