Update: 09:44 | 30/10/2018
A super typhoon, which has been named internationally as Yutu, is moving west-southwest in the northwestern Pacific Ocean, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHF).
The storm’s eye was some 880km east of Luzon island, the Philippines, at
The predicted path of Super Typhoon Yutu.
The maximum wind speeds near the eye of the storm have reached 165-185km per hour.
The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention has asked relevant ministries and agencies, as well as coastal provinces and cities from Quang Ninh to Khanh Hoa, to boost communication with off-shore vessels in the location and direction of the super typhoon.
Forces and means of transport for rescue and salvage must be readily prepared in case of emergencies.