In a statement on Saturday (Nov 9), the department said strong winds and rough seas are likely to occur approximately 725 km northwest of Kudat.
"Based on observation as at 5 pm today, the storm is located about 751km northeast of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and moving west at 15km per hour.
"The speed of the tropical storm could reach 170 km per hour," it said. - Bernama
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