Update news storms

Several airlines were forced to either readjust or cancel their flight schedules on domestic routes on August 11 due to the impact caused by Storm Mulan which weakened into a tropical depression.

Storm Mulan weakens into tropical depression

Storm Mulan weakened into a tropical depression after entering the Gulf of Tonkin on August 10 night, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Mulan storm heading towards Mong Cai City

The National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting informed that at 7:00pm August 9, Mulan was located in the Northeast of Paracel Islands, about 290km Southeast of Hainan Island (China).

A strong storm likely to hit central Vietnam in coming days

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.

Will extreme natural disasters occur again this year?

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.

Kompasu moves closer to East Sea, bringing torrential rains to many areas

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.

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.

Central Vietnam faces new storms

From October 8 to 12, heavy rain in the central region and the northern delta provinces will occur due to the impact of cold air combined with the storm No 7.


Central Vietnam gears up for heavy rain as tropical storm likely to turn into storm

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.

Central Vietnam submerged after hours of heavy rainfall

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:

Vietnam to evacuate more than 330,000 residents as typhoon Conson nears

Vietnam’s central coastal provinces have developed plans to evacuate a total of 331,392 residents from flood-prone areas before typhoon Conson makes landfall on September 12.

Typhoon Conson set to take complex path

Typhoon Conson will enter the East Sea on September 8 night and is forecast to take a complicated path.

Up to six storms to hit mainland this year: meteorologist

About 12-14 storms could hit the East Sea this year, with around half expected to directly affect Vietnam’s mainland, a meteorologist has said.

Storms, tropical depressions predicted for north, central Vietnam

Storms and tropical depressions are likely to hit the northern region and the northern reaches of the central region during August and September, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

153 dead and missing, $112.5million lost due to floods

Storms, heavy rains, landslides and tornadoes in October caused 153 deaths and missing persons, and injured 222, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.

Floods, heavy rain ravage central region

The central region of Vietnam is experiencing adverse downpours and floods due to being affected by a low pressure.

East Sea to see storms in October and November

In October and November, the East Sea will have strong storms, which will affect provinces in central Vietnam.

Storm heading towards Vietnam’s central region, expected to hit land on Friday

Noul, the fifth storm to enter the East Sea this year, is gaining strength, heading to the central region of Vietnam and expectedly makes land on Friday.

Northern localities told to prepare for typhoon Higos

All relevant localities were told to carefully prepare for typhoon Higos, which is forecast to bring torrential rains, flash floods and landslides to northern mountainous provinces until Sunday.

Tropical depression turns into storm in East Sea

A tropical depression in the East Sea has been strengthening into storm called Higos, the fourth storm in 2020