Position of typhoon Khanun (Source: NHMFC)

Typhoon Khanun to weaken into tropical depression

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center warned that typhoon Khanun would move the southwestward with a speed of 15 kilometers per hour and weaken into the tropical low pressure system within next 24 hours.
Flash flood sweeps away a local bridge

93 dead & missing due to downpour and flash flood

The National Steering Committee on Natural Disasters Prevention reported that torrential rain and flash flood killed and are leaving at least 54 dead and 39 missing in the north and north- central provinces of Son La, Yen Bai, Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Quang Tri.
Typhoon Khanun is heading towards East Sea

Typhoon Khanun heading towards East Sea

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center reported that a tropical- low depression developed into typhoon Khanun yesterday.
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant opens one sluice gate

Because heavy rainfall and a huge water volume were pouring the Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant in the previous days, the reservoir management board has decided to open one sluice gate to discharge water with a volume of 1,230 cubic meters per second.