Tran Quang Hoai, General Director of the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA), has underlined the urgent need to set up delegations to inspect the safety of dykes and reservoirs in important areas as tropical low pressure system has turned into a storm named Son Tinh.
The National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting announced on July 16 that a tropical low pressure system will enter the north of the East Sea and is likely to strengthen into a typhoon.
Tropical storm Sanba formed on late February 11 is expected to reach the Philippines on February 13 and enter the East Sea during Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) holidays.
A tropical pressure in the East Sea has developed into a storm, with it set to be the first storm to hit Vietnam this year.
The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting announced that tropical storm Kai-tak reached the East Sea at noon on December 18, becoming the 15th storm in the East Sea this year.
PSNews-Tropical Storm Sonca (Storm No.4) caused torrential rains at 150mm to 250 mm and even over 250 mm in various places in Quang Binh on July 25.
Tropical storm Talas has been forecast to enter the north-central region of Vietnam tonight, bringing about heavy rain, strong wind, and high risk of flood and landslide.
Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma flooded several northern Florida cities with heavy rain and high storm surge on Monday as it headed out of the state after cutting power to millions and ripping roofs off homes.