PSNews – In proactive preparation for Storm No.9, the Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security directed the traffic police forces in possibly affected provinces to draw up plans for disaster relief and rescue.
According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, on the evening of November 23, Storm No.9’s eye was 320km east of the South Central Coast.
The strongest winds in the storm’ center can be up to level 12. The storm will also trigger heavy rains with a high risk of flooding, flashflood and landslide in South-Central and Central Highlands provinces, while the areas already affected by the Storm No.8 may face more consequences.
The traffic police forces in these provinces should follow developments of the storm in news programs of the mass media and strictly implement directions of the Ministry of Public Security, the provincial-level police directorates and the local authorities in response to Storm No.9.
Special task forces, including the Inland Waterway Police Force should be ready to support people to minimize damages during the storm and possible floods while urging fishermen to seek shelters and consolidate aquaculture farms.
Relevant units should proactively prepare forces and means for rescue missions upon request, draw up plans to regulate and guide traffic flows in waterlogged road sections and areas at a high risk of landslides, assign contingents to be on duty round the clock for emergencies.By An Nhien