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Fewer storms to hit Vietnam this year

Vietnam is forecast to face fewer storms and tropical depressions in 2023 than in previous years, according to the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration.

Storm Nalgae changes course, gains strength

Tropical storm Nalgae, the sixth of its kind to hit the East Sea this year, has changed its course, and is forecast to gather strength when it is swirling across Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago.

Tropical storm Nalgae heads toward East Sea

A tropical depression strengthened into a storm which is forecast to enter the East Sea in the next two days, according to the national weather bulletin on October 27 evening.

Tropical storm SONCA heads to Da Nang

The fifth storm formed in the East Sea this year was located about 210km southeast of Da Nang-Quang Nam at 4pm on October 14.

Typhoon Noru causes property losses to central Vietnam

Super typhoon Noru weakened into a tropical depression after entering the central region of Vietnam Tuesday night, damaging houses and uprooting trees.

Typhoon Noru passes through central Vietnam

Super typhoon Noru swept through central Vietnam on September 27 night and early September 28, bringing strong winds and torrential rains.

UNICEF vows to support Vietnam in response to Typhoon Noru

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 to affect Vietnam’s mainland on late September 27

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.

Third storm imminent to East Sea: forecasting centre

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.

Storm Mulan circulation leaves six dead and missing

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.

Storm Mulan causes flight disruption in Vietnam

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: