Typhoon Nakri forecast to strike land in Binh Dinh, Phu Yen

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday led a working delegation to visit and encourage people in Nhon Hai Peninsula, Quy Nhon city, Binh Dinh that struggled to overcome consequences of typhoon Matmo as well as deal with coming storm Nakri. 

 Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung directs Binh Dinh province in preparedness and measures dealing with typhoon Nakri (Photo: NGOC OAI)

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung directs Binh Dinh province in preparedness and measures dealing with typhoon Nakri (Photo: NGOC OAI)

According to him, this year’s sixth storm is expected to make landfall in the South- Central region. Of which, Phu Yen and Binh Dinh are forecast to be in the eye of the natural disaster with intensive winds of level 10- 12. 

Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung directly inspected and checked dykes along Nhon Hai beach where typhoon Matmo swallowed over 100 meters of land, destroyed many houses in Hai Nam village of Nhon Hai commune.
 
He also visited and encouraged  the elderly to overcome difficulties due to bad weather.  

Mr. Dung recommended that the local authorities should ensure absolute safety for people, quickly help them reinforce houses, aquatic floating rafts, fishing boats in advance of the typhoon Nakri.

Nakri is warned to strike land in Binh Dinh so people need to actively keep close eye on the bad weather news. 
On the same day, the Deputy PM re-inspected Quy Nhon Port and directed works against the sixth typhoon of the year in Quy Nhon Bay.

Chairman of the People’s Committee of Binh Dinh province Ho Quoc Dung said that the local authorities had evacuated around 140 houses near sea dykes along Nhon Hai beach to safer places, mobilized hundreds of staffs, soldiers, army forces to help people repair damaged dykes and deal with typhoon Nakri.

Director of the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center Mai Van Khiem said that this year’s sixth storm would trigger an average rainfall between 200- 350 mm in Quang Ngai, Quang Nam and Khanh Hoa, even up to 400- 450 mm in some places. 

Yesterday afternoon, the eye of typhoon Nakri was centered at around 12,5 degrees north latitude, 113.5 degrees east longitude, at around 450 kilometers from the eastern part of Quang Ngai to Khanh Hoa sea shores. 

The strongest winds near the center gusted 100- 115 kilometers an hour. 
From tonight, provinces of Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa will see sustained winds of level 6-10.  
Some photos on works of dealing with typhoon Nakri in Binh Dinh and Phu Yen provinces: 
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BY NGOC OAI- Translated by Huyen Huong

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