Meteorology Forecast Center
Mai Van Khiem
The tropical storm is expected to affect directly the mainland provinces of Vietnam, bringing heavy rainfalls of 200 to 300 mm, from the midnight of October 24.
Risk of landslides in the Central provinces and cities could happen at any time as the eight storm makes landfall.
Amid the current complicated weather conditions, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung required step-by-step preparedness for ensuring safety in both sea and land, evacuating people from storm-prone areas, reviewing small- large reservoirs.
He also asked the Central Steering Committee and the National Committee for Natural Disaster Response and Search and Rescue to send functional forces to support the flood-hit people via using canoes and helicopters for relief and rescue operations .