A fishing boat moving to shelter in Ca Mau province (Photo: SGGP)

Pabuk moves away from Vietnam, leaving heavy rainfall

Tropical storm Pabuk has been moving away from the waters off the southern region of Vietnam but still causing heavy rainfall for the last several days, inundating tens of thousands of winter spring rice crop and damaging Tet flower production in the Mekong Delta.

Direction of Typhoon Pabuk (Photo: national weather bureau)

Typhoon Pabuk heads toward southern waters

The tropical low pressure system southwest off the Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands has intensified into typhoon Pabuk, the first storm in the East Sea this year, moving towards the waters off the southern region of Vietnam.