Rain lashes southern regions

A low-pressure system occurring off Vietnam's southern waters caused sudden rainfall in Ho Chi Minh City Monday, the national weather bureau said.

Heavy rainfall in the city and the southern regions occurring every afternoon for the last few days, and will continue Tuesday, the bureau added.

The low-pressure system along with progressive northwesterly winds has made the sea very rough and choppy along the coasts of Binh Dinh to Ca Mau province and from Ca Mau to Kien Giang province.

Heavy rains will prevail in the southern and Central Highland regions across wide areas today.

Besides, a tropical depression that caused heavy rains and strong winds on the East Sea over the last two days was centered at 15-17 degrees north latitude and 115-117 degrees east longitude on the northeast region of the East Sea early this morning.

By Van Phuc – Translated by Hai Mien

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