Sea warning issued for tropical storm Hagupit

Storm moving 15 km per hour, located 490 km east of Taiwan's Eluanbi

Storm Hagiput 

Storm Hagiput  (CNA photo)

Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a sea warning for Tropical Storm Hagupit Sunday morning.

The storm was located 490 kilometers east of Taiwan's southernmost tip of Eluanbi at 5:00 a.m. Sunday, moving in a north northwesterly direction at a speed of 15 km per hour, according to CWB data.

Hagupit was packing maximum sustained winds of 65 kph (averaged over a 10-minute period), with gusts (sustained for 1 minute) of up to 90 kph. The international standard for a typhoon is when maximum sustained winds reach 119 kph.

Updated : 2021-02-25 02:14 GMT+08:00