Tropical storm Bolaven to hit Vietnam in 2018

The typhoon caused torrential rains and strong winds in many places, resulting in electricity cuts to Phu Yen Provincial Hospital and Saigon-Phu Yen beer factory.No immediate reports on losses caused by the natural disaster have been released up to now.About 2,400 houses and 10,000 people have been evacuated from storm-hit areas, mostly in four coastal districts which are in high risk of rising tidal wave and landslides.Rescue forces are on duty round the clock to keep close watch on typhoon Sinlaku and deal with emergency.In 2009, tropical storm No9 struck Phu Yen province, killing 100 people.Tran Quang Nhat, Vice Chairman…... [read more]

Tropical storm NARI, located over the eastern Philippine Sea, is forecast to hit the eastern East Sea early Saturday. HA NOI (VNS)— Tropical storm NARI, located over the eastern Philippine Sea, is forecast to hit the eastern East Sea early Saturday.The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting reported that at 7pm yesterday, the storm was located about 470km east of the Philippines' Luzon Island, with wind speeds ranging from 89 to 117 kilometers per hour.The storm, which was moving west at 20km per hour, was predicted to be located about 520km south-east of Viet Nam's Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands at 7pm…... [read more]

The fifth tropical storm to hit Vietnam this year, Jebi made landfallin Mong Cai city, the northern province of Quang Ninh at 9 a.m, packingwhirlwind and heavy rain that have blown down two 42-metretelecommunications masts and 10 power poles, and unroofed a school and212 houses. Strong winds also made four houses collapse, injuring one person. No death was reported so far in the province. The storm has isolated Cat Hai island district in the northern portcity of Hai Phong , causing a power cut in the area at 11:30 a.m. onAugust 3. However, all residents have been moved to safe…... [read more]

At least 44 people were dead and 19 left missing as of November 6 after Storm Damrey entered Vietnam. The Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said the local authorities and the public did not take the storm seriously enough. Debris fall on cars on the street in Nha Trang City on November 5 Damrey landed in Khanh Hoa Province on November 4. The cold air on the mainland made the storm stronger and caused heavy rains and severe damage in many south-central provinces. The storm moved to the highlands and weakened into the tropical depression in Cambodia…... [read more]

The National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre reported that the global El Nino weather phenomenon is likely to strike in the second half of this year and may last till spring 2015.Due to the impact of El Nino, it is likely that fewer tropical storms and depressions will directly ravage Vietnam this year and monsoon rains will let up sooner than usual.However, storms are more powerful and complex, making it difficult for weather experts to track, the centre said. El Nino will also cause severe droughts in the central, Central Highland and southern regions.... [read more]

Tropical Storm Conson was downgraded from a typhoon early Saturday, a day after the deadly storm roared into China, along the southern tip of the island of Hainan. Residents wade through a flooded street caused by typhoon Conson in Las Pinas, south of Manila July 14, 2010. REUTERS/Erik de Castro Conson is forecast to move through the Gulf of Tonkin on Saturday, making a final landfall in northern Vietnam, near Hanoi, in the afternoon, according to CNN World Weather.... [read more]

A tropical depression has grown into a storm and is on track to enter the South China Sea, known as the East Sea in Vietnam, to join Storm Kai-Tak, which has been in the country’s waters since Monday.The latest storm, known as Tembin, was to the east of the Philippines as of Thursday morning.Meteorologists said after passing through the Philippines, Tembin may enter the East Sea and land in southern Vietnam on December 26, making it the 16th storm to hit Vietnam this year.“The storm has yet to enter Vietnamese waters, but we will be following it closely to provide…... [read more]

A tropical depression has grown into a storm and is on track to enter the South China Sea, known as the East Sea in Vietnam, to join Storm Kai-Tak, which has been in the country’s waters since Monday. The latest storm, known as Tembin, was to the east of the Philippines as of Thursday morning. Meteorologists said after passing through the Philippines, Tembin may enter the East Sea and land in southern Vietnam on December 26, making it the 16th storm to hit Vietnam this year. “The storm has yet to enter Vietnamese waters, but we will be following it…... [read more]

Tropical storm Haikui, the 13th storm hitting Vietnam this year, is traveling west and/or northwest and its eye is predicted to be 250km east and/or northeast of Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands at 4:00 am on Sunday, according to a recently updated weather forecast.Within the next 24 hours, the storm will travel at a speed of 15km per hour with wind speed at its eye estimated to reach level nine and intermittent gusts of level 12.The East Vietnam Sea area will have showers accompanied by strong thunderstorms and winds of level 6-7. The areas in the storm's eye could have…... [read more]

Earlier, Son Tinh, the eighth storm to hit Vietnam this year, battered central and northern coastal localities, claiming four lives and leaving 13 others missing or injured.According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF), the storm was located about 20.9 degrees north latitude and 106.7 east longitude off the coast from Thai Binh to Hai Phong as of 7am this morning, with winds gusting between 62-88 kph.The storm is expected to change direction in the next 24 hours and move northeast at about 10 kph, weakening into a tropical depression. By 7pm October 29, the tropical low pressure is…... [read more]




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