Typhoon Goni formed on the surface of the northwest Pacific Ocean at 21UTC on October 28, 2020 and this morning it strengthened into a super typhoon, became into the strongest typhoon of this year. Goni is the fifth typhoon to hit the Philippines directly this year and the seventh to hit Indochina.
Goni is approaching the Philippines at a speed of 20 to 25 km/h and will land at Luzon on November 1, then will pass through the Philippines and enter the South China Sea on November 2.
Affected by Goni, from October 31 to November 5, the southern area of Luzon and its eastern ocean, the central areas of the South China Sea, the central coast of Vietnam will have a 7-9 grade gale, and the typhoon center passing areas will have a wind force of 14-17 grade with gusts up to 17 grade or above.
From the night of October 31 to November 2, there will be moderate to heavy rain in the Philippines, with heavy or torrential rain in the northern part of the country (250 - 300 mm). Then, heavy rain (50-90 mm) will be expected on Indochina from November 4 to 5.