‘Nepartak’ typhoon appears offshore of the Philippines

A newly-formed storm named Nepartak has been reported to being operated offshore of the Philippines, by the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center and the Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Centers of Pacific Asia region.

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The storm with its speed is 30 kilometers an hour and mainly moves into the northeastwards. Within three or four next days, it is predicted to enter the northeastern territorial water of East Sea, affecting to the operation of southwest monsoon and causing heavy rains on the large scale.

The northern midland and mountain provinces of Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La, Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang and Lang Son will experience heavy rains, flash flood and landside in next three days.

By yesterday evening, the National Steering Committee of Natural Disaster Prevent, Search and Rescue sent messages to the mountainous nothern provinces of the country to ask for keeping close watch & timely reporting measures against heavy rains and flash flood.

By Van Phuc- Translated by Huyen Huong

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