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11 November, 2020

Vietnam tropical storms update

According to the Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, Mai Van Khiem, after the storm Etau hitting Binh Dinh to Ninh Thuan provinces today, November 11, bringing heavy rains to localities from Quang Tri to Khanh Hoa provinces, the storm Vamco is also heading towards the East Sea. At 10 am on November 10, it was 770 km southeast of Luzon island in the Philippines, with winds of up to 75 km/h. It is forecast to enter the East Sea on November 12, with winds of up to 133 km/h, and will then hit the central Vietnam on November 14-15. This is the 13th storm in Vietnam this year.

As a result, all sea and airports in the affecting area of these storms will be closed when they landfall. Vessels sailing within the affecting area should contact local authorities for assistance, when needed.

Storm Vamco tracker