Following Lionrock, two more typhoons to form in East Sea

Following the seventh tropical storm named Lionrock, two other storms will brew in the East Sea on October 16 or October 17

Following Lionrock, two more typhoons to form in East Sea

The path of storm Lionrock



Following the seventh tropical storm named Lionrock, two other storms will brew in the East Sea on October 16 or October 17, informed Director of the National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting Mai Van Khiem at an urgent conference to deal with typhoons yesterday afternoon.

Amid the worse situation, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan suggested the weather agency improve accuracy and certainty description in weather forecasts.
According to Vice Director of the National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting Hoang Phuc Lam, a cold spell traveling through the Gulf of Tonkin makes storm Lionrock move rapidly, and it is expected to downgrade into a tropical depression before the system may bear down the mainland of Vietnam.

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and Deputy Head of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control Nguyen Hoang Hiep worried about life-threatening situations related to the forthcoming storms along with a cold wave in the next ten days.

 

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development proposed evacuation plans based on accurate weather forecasts which must be issued 12 hours before a storm makes landfall and scenarios for dealing with storm Lionrock and the eighth storm.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan also required to apply the technology-based solutions to locate vessels, vehicles and means during the process of dealing with natural disasters, searching and rescuing.

Source: SGGP

North-central Vietnam braces for Lionrock storm

North-central Vietnam braces for Lionrock storm

A tropical low depression strengthened into a storm called Lionrock early on October 8 in the East Sea and is forecast to strike north-central Vietnam on October 11.

 
 

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