Northern Mariana Islands (The United States of America) + 1 more

The Northern Mariana Islands – Tropical Cyclone Yutu (GDACS, JTWC, NOAA) (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 October 2018)

Tropical cyclone YUTU formed over North Pacific Ocean on 21 October and started moving north-west over the ocean toward the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam Island (USA). On 22 October at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 1 300 km south-east of Saipan Island, with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h (tropical storm).

Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to strengthen but remain a tropical storm as it moves north-west. It may pass over Rota, Tinian and Saipan Islands on 25 October as an intense typhoon.

YUTU will pass over areas already affected by typhoon MANGKHUT over 9-11 September.