Amid havoc forecasts from supper storm Molave, Binh Dinh and Quang Ngai provinces allowed all pupils and students to be absented from their schools and banned all vessels going out to sea from yesterday afternoon.
According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, tropical storm Molave is forecast to trigger extreme rainfalls of 200-400 mm and gale-force winds in the Central mainland provinces from Thua Thien- Hue to Phu Yen from tonight to October 31.
According to Vice Director of the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center (NCHMF) Mr. Hoang Phuc Lam, super storm Molave has been maintaining its fury in the East Sea and rapidly developed into the ninth typhoon after just 24 hours.
The National Hydrology Metrology Forecast Center said that storm Saudel weakened gradually into a tropical low- pressure system as it travelled the territorial waters from Ha Tinh to Quang Tri last night.
From tonight to the morning of October 26, the Central provinces from Nghe An to Thua Thien- Hue are prone to medium-heavy rainfalls of 50 to 150 mm due to an impact of storm Saudel, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting.
Weather experts from the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center informed that a new tropical low- pressure system is able to travel the East Sea after storm Saudel respectively downgrades to a tropical depression and low-pressure zone, enters the mainland provinces from Nghe An to Quang Tri.
Flood death toll rose to eight and 44 others were injured as storm Linfa and Nangka dumped prolonged torrential downpours in the Central province of Quang Binh, according to the Provincial Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, Search and Rescue.
The People’s Committee of Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province reported cracked road surface, ripped fault lines and landslide this morning at Cha Lo Border Gate Economic Zone where the Cha Lo International Border Post has been staying.