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Typhoon Nock-Ten (10W) Approaching South China Coast

20.9N 111.3E

August 5th, 2011 Category: Tropical Cyclones

Typhoon Nock-ten (TY 10W) - July 29th, 2011

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These images offer a look at Typhoon¬† Nock-Ten (10W) on July 29th, as the storm gradually regained strength and approached the south China coast at Qionghai, China. Later that day, the storm strengthened over land and headed north towards Hainan’s provincial capital region Haikou.

Over the next day, the storm drifted to the west and made landfall over Northern Vietnam. The storm weakened rapidly and at midnight that day, the JMA, issuing their final warning on the system, downgrading it into a tropical low.


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