Hundreds of fishing boats have already sheltered from storm Prapiroon, predicted to hit Viet Nam in 24 hours, annouced an official of the Ministry of Fisheries Wednesday.
|Fishing boats have already taken shelter from the storm (Photo: VH)|
Nearly 300 fishing boats have already taken shelter from the storm in Viet Nam’s northern region.
Meanwhile, over 1,500 ships are reportedly still at sea in the northern province of Thanh Hoa, central regions of Nghe An, Ha Tinh and nearby coastal areas.
Local authorities reported that they had directed seamen to avoid the typhoon and return home safely.
Hundreds of families were evacuated from the areas of high risk of landfall in the central province of Quang Ngai. Local authority has decided to provide food aid to the villagers.
Prapiroon is the third storm in Viet Nam and the seventh in the Pacific Ocean this year.
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