Tropical low pressure likely to strengthen into storm near East Sea
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Over the next 24 hours, the low pressure system will move west-northwest at a speed of 10-15km per hour and is likely to strengthen into a tropical cyclone.
Due to the effects of the storm interacting with a cold air mass, strong winds are forecast for the north-eastern waters of the East Sea.
Forecasters have issued a warning about rough seas and storm force winds in the Tonkin Gulf and in the waters off the central and southern regions as of December 16.