Two tropical cyclones in western North Pacific and the South China Sea



The first two tropical cyclones this year, Kujira and Chan-hom, have developed concurrently in the western North Pacific and the South China Sea, respectively. Kujira reached typhoon intensity today and will intensify to reach maximum wind speed near the centre of 40 m/s within 24 hours, tracking eastward and then northeastward. Chan-hom is forecast to move slowly northeast and then eastward. It will be upgraded from tropical storm to typhoon (35 m/s) in the next 48 hours.

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