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Tropical Storm Pabuk to skip past Taiwan as it moves toward Japan

2013/09/21 21:01:40

(Photo from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center website)

Taipei, Sept. 21 (CNA) Newly formed Tropical Storm Pabuk is likely to have no impact on Taiwan as it heads toward Japan, the Central Weather Bureau said Saturday.

Pabuk strengthened from a tropical depression north of Guam on Saturday afternoon, according to the bureau.

As of the late afternoon, the storm was moving in a northwesterly direction at a speed of 18 kilometers per hour.

(By Lilian Wu)