Typhoon Nangka closes to mainland provinces of North- Central region

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Thanh Hoa, Nghe An and the Red River Delta provinces have urgently evacuated more than 150,000 people out of the unsafe places before tropical storm Nangka is forecast to make landfall this afternoon. 

Typhoon Nangka is forecast to make landfall in the Northern and North- Central regions

Typhoon Nangka is forecast to make landfall in the Northern and North- Central regions

As of this morning, the storm circulation has brought heavy rains in the Northern region. 

The National Center for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting informed that Nangka fizzled at around 19.6 degrees north latitude and 107.3 degrees east longitude in the southward of the Bach Long Vi Island at 7AM today.

It is expected that the dangerous system will move westward at a speed of 20 kilometers an hour in the next three hours. 

By this afternoon, the tropical storm is going to travel to the Northern and North-Central region, notably Thanh Hoa Province is forecast to become center of the storm. 

By Van Phuc- Translated by Huyen Huong

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