Update news storms
Super typhoon Noru weakened into a tropical depression after entering the central region of Vietnam Tuesday night, damaging houses and uprooting trees.
UNICEF Vietnam expressed its concern over children and families in the country vulnerable to Typhoon Noru, saying it stands ready to support the Government of Vietnam in responding to the most powerful storm to hit Vietnam in 20 years.
Typhoon Noru is gaining strength while moving westward at 20-25km per hour, and is expected to make landfall in central Vietnam in the afternoon or evening September 27.
The East Sea is likely to record the third storm this year after a tropical depression in the east of the Philippines’ Luzon Island strengthens and moves in the next one or two days.
A total of six people have been confirmed dead with several others missing throughout the northern region following torrential rains and floods caused by Storm Mulan’s circulation.
A tropical low depression has formed in the northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean and is forecast to strengthen into a storm and strike the central and south-central coasts of Vietnam.
Rainfall in October, November and the first half of December in Vietnam’s central region is forecasted to be 30-50% higher than the average of previous years, but it will not be as intense as it was in 2020.
Another tropical typhoon with international name Kompasu is moving closer to the East Sea on the morning of October 11, bringing heavy rains to many areas of North East Sea.
The central region is forecast to experience a spell of heavy rain and flooding over the coming days as a tropical depression entering the East Sea is likely to strengthen into a storm.
Heavy rains that lasted from 1am to noon on September 12 submerged many areas in Da Nang city, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai provinces under water. VietNamNet captured images of after-downpour scenes in the following locations: