A new storm will hit Vietnam this weekend

29
Aug

Storm Podul will bring wind and rain to northern and north-central Vietnam over the weekend

On Tuesday, a storm known in the Philippines as Jenny walked through eastern Luzon and weakened to tropical depression. But, having reached the East Vietnam Sea, it got stronger again to the storm and began to move westward at a speed of 30 km/h. At this rate, according to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting of Vietnam, by 7:00 on Thursday Podul will reach the Paracel Islands. By this time, the wind will have accelerated to a speed of 90 km/h.

On Saturday and Sunday, the storm’s epicentre will be between Thanh Hoa and Quangbinh Vietnamese provinces. And then it will weaken again to a tropical depression.

Confirms the information and the American company AccuWeather. According to his data, mudflows may occur on Friday on Chinese spicy Hainan. And on Saturday – in northern Vietnam.

Earlier this month, prolonged rains caused floods in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Element has claimed the lives of 10 people. Another 11 have gone missing.

Source: VnExpress.

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