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Tropical Storm Nalgae (22W) Threatens Vietnam and Hainan, China – October 3rd, 2011

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October 3rd, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Tropical Storms

Typhoon Nalgae (22W) - October 3rd, 2011

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Track of Track of Typhoon Nalgae (22W) - October 3rd, 2011 © Univ. of Wisconsin

Track of TY 22W

Typhoon Nalgae (22W),
(PAGASA name: Quiel) is an active tropical cyclone that affected the Philippines and poses a threat to Hainan, China and later Vietnam. Nalgae was the ninth typhoon and the fourth super typhoon in 2011.

The system has since weakened to a tropical storm, and is currently located approximately 495 nm east-southeast of Hanoi, Vietnam, has tracked west-northwestward at 07 knots over the past six hours. Maximum significant wave height is 25 feet.

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