Thai authorities said on August 17 that people in 11 villages in northern Thailand’s Nan province had to leave their homes while a resident was electrocuted on August 16 after storm Bebinca made landfall and caused heavy rains and flash floods in the country.
Head office of Nghe An province’s Son Ky district People’s Committee Phan Sy Thang said the number of dead and missing people due to prolonged heavy rains, flooding was reported to be 5 in the district, yesterday.
Deputy Chairman of the central highlands province of Kon Tum’s Tu Mo Rong district Vuong Van Muoi said prolonged heavy rains hitting the district for the past days caused landslides at Te Xang and Tu Mo Rong communes.
Director of the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Hoang Duc Cuong said typhoon Bebinca is forecast to make landfall in the northern and north central region tomorrow August 17, causing continuous torrential rains on a large-scale.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) said from today until August 18, the northern and north central region will see torrential rains. The rainfall is expected to reach 250mm to 350mm.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said a low-pressure system centered at 21.1 degrees north latitude, 112.1 degrees east longitude at 13pm on August 12 on the sea areas of the south part of Guangdong Province (China)