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Tropical storm formed east of the Philippines and will develop into the first typhoon in 2021.

Tropical storm formed east of the Philippines and will develop into the first typhoon in 2021.

The National Meteorological Administration of the Philippines announced at 11:00 local time on February 18 that a tropical depression east of the Philippines has been upgraded to tropical storm status.

The tropical storm was named Auring in the Philippines. It has not been internationally named for the time being, but it is likely to develop.

Become the first typhoon “Cuckoo” in 2021. Forecasts indicate that the tropical storm will make landfall in the Caraga region at the northern tip of Mindanao in the Philippines late on February 20 or early February 21 to make landfall on the intensity of a severe tropical storm.

The National Meteorological Administration of the Philippines said that the tropical storm has not yet affected the Philippines, but it will bring heavy rainfall to some areas, and it needs to be guarded against disasters such as floods and landslides.

At present, there is no wind warning in the country, but the strong wind will cause bad sea conditions.

In some areas, the wave height can reach up to 5 meters, and maritime navigation is at greater risk.

As of 1000 hours on February 18, the center of the tropical storm was 685 kilometers east of Surigao del Sur in the Philippines.

The maximum sustained winds near the center were 65 kilometers per hour and 80 kilometers per hour, and it was moving slowly. Go northwest.

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