Tropical depression formed in East Sea

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A low pressure in south East Sea of Vietnam has developed into a tropical depression and is likely to become a storm, the national weather bureau said Feb. 17.

The tropical depression caused rough sea in the south of the East Sea, and the sea area from Binh Thuan Province to Ca Mau Province has seen winds of force six till seven.

The weather bureau said the tropical depression was moving west at about 10 kilometers per hour.

A torrential rain in Ho Chi Minh City on the Friday afternoon at the end of the work hours caused flooding in some streets in districts Go Vap, 12, Tan Binh and Thu Duc. Traffic jams took place in the flooded streets.

By Phan Trung, translated by Khanh Van

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