Tropical depression triggers uninterrupted downpours and floods

The northwestward- moving tropical depression was located at around 570 kilometers from the Paracel Islands with a maximum sustained winds of 40- 50 kilometers an hour in the early morning of Thursday. 

The northwestward- moving tropical depression in the East Sea

The northwestward- moving tropical depression in the East Sea

This dangerous zone is expected to continue moving northwestward at a maximum speed of 10 kilometers an hour before it is going to turn into a low- pressure zone. 

From the early morning, the offshore territorial water begins violent winds of level 6-8. 

In addition to strong operation of the southwest monsoon, territorial waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau, the Gulf of Thailand, the Paracel and Spratly Islands are hammered by showers, thunderstorms, cyclone, big waves and rough sea. 

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center also warned risks of flash flooding and landslide due to the excessive rainfalls in the Northern provinces. 

As reported, the highest rainfalls of 42 mm covered over provinces of Yen Bai, Phu Tho and Tuyen Quang during recent two hours. 

Within the following 3-6 hours, the high risks of flash flooding and landslide are warned in the localities. 
Tropical depression triggers uninterrupted downpours and floods  ảnh 1 The high risks of flash flooding and landslide are warned in the low- lying localities. 


BY NGUYEN HUU- Translated by Huyen Huong

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