Earth from Space: third typhoon of 2022 formed in the South China Sea

At 8 a.m. on June 30, the third typhoon of 2022, Chaba, formed in the South China Sea, with wind speed reaching Force 8 on the Beaufort scale near its eye.

Chaba is expected to move north by west at 10-15 km/h, approaching the coastal areas of eastern Hainan and western Guangdong provinces. It may become the first typhoon to make landfall in China in 2022.

As a consequence of Typhoon Chaba, come July 2, southern China will experience strong winds and heavy rain. Watch this video from Weather China, the China Meteorological Administration's online weather service, to find out more.

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