In August alone, the total rainfall in Vietnam's northern region would be 10-20% higher than in previous years. Vietnam could face two tropical depressions or storms in August, according to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF). NCHMF deputy director Hoang Phuc Lam said the center was monitoring the possibility of weather disturbances that could evolve into tropical depressions or storms in the East Sea over the next five to seven days. Lam noted that under the influence of the tropical depression, the northern part of Vietnam will experience strong winds and rough seas, while heavy rains and strong winds are likely to occur in the coastal areas in the next few days. “Storms and tropical depressions are likely to hit in the northern part of the East Sea this month and increase in frequency in the following months,” the deputy director said. The satellite image of Storm Chaba which hit Vietnam in July 2022. Photo: NCHMF … [Read more...] about Two storms forecast to hit Vietnam this month
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The storm is forecast to cause heavy downpours and rough seas in the northern region, including Hanoi, in the coming days. A tropical low depression has strengthened into a tropical storm named Mulan, which will hit the northern coast of Vietnam early on August 11 morning, according to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF). Mulan is the second tropical storm to have formed in the East Sea this year and will enter Vietnamese waters shortly, the center said, adding that its center was 480 kilometers from Mong Cai in the northern province of Quang Ninh this morning with winds of up to 62-88 kilometers per hour (kph). Storm Mulan is heading toward northern Vietnam. Photo: NCHMF Over the next 24 hours, it would move west-northwest at a speed of 15-20 kph. The storm is forecast to enter the Gulf of Tonkin tonight, causing heavy downpours and rough seas in the northern region, including Hanoi, in the coming days, the NCHMF noted. At … [Read more...] about Tropical storm Mulan to hit northern Vietnam tomorrow
A tropical depression in the East Vietnam Sea strengthened into a storm on Tuesday and is expected to bring heavy downpours to northern and north-central provinces over the next few days. Storm Mulan, the second to hit Vietnam this year, was located 480 kilometers southeast of northern Quang Ninh Province at 7:00 am on Wednesday, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting. The highest wind speed was recorded at 62-88km per hour with gusts up to 117km an hour. The storm is forecast to travel northwest in the next 24 hours and is expected to be 70 kilometers south of Quang Ninh, packing winds of 62-74km per hour. It will continue heading northwest in the next 24-48 hours and weaken into a tropical depression above northern Vietnam. Due to the influence of Storm Mulan, torrential rains of 100-200 millimeters will lash northern localities as well as north-central Thanh Hoa and Nghe An Provinces from Wednesday evening to Friday. Powerful winds are … [Read more...] about Storm Mulan to bring heavy downpours to northern Vietnam
According to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, the center of the low-pressure area lay to the south of Guangdong Province, with maximum wind speed of 50 kph at 1 p.m.. on Thursday. In the next 24 hours, the area will move in the west-northwest direction at the speed of 10-15 kph and enter Guangdong. Under its impact, Hanoi and other northern localities will receive heavy rains in the next three days. The rain volume each day is forecast at 40-80 millimeters and up to more than 100 millimeters in some places. The low-pressure area will also bring rains to the south. On Thursday afternoon and evening coastal areas from the central province of Binh Dinh to the southernmost province of Ca Mau are likely to get heavy rains and strong winds. Ho Chi Minh City and its surrounds will continue to be hit by heavy rains and strong winds for the next few days. Vietnam should expect 10-12 storms and low-pressure areas in the East Sea this year, with around half … [Read more...] about Tropical depression to bring rains to northern Vietnam
The center of the tropical depression was south of China’s Guangdong province with a maximum wind speed of 50 kph at 1 p.m. on August 4. In the next year 24 hours, it will move in the west-northwest direction at a speed of 10-15kph and enter Guangdong province of China before weakening into a low pressure area again. Under the influence of the tropical depression, the northern part of the northern area of the East Sea will experience strong winds and rough sea, while heavy rains and strong winds are likely to occur in the coastal areas from the southcentral province of Binh Dinh to the southernmost province of Ca Mau on August 4 afternoon and evening. Hydro-meteorological experts have warned of complicated weather developments with 10-12 storms and tropical depressions are forecast to hit the country between June and the end of the year. According to Hoang Phuc Lam, NCHMF’s deputy director, four to six storms are likely to directly affect inland areas, approximately the same as … [Read more...] about Tropical depression to bring rains to coastal areas
Do Huu Vi (1883-1916) was honored by France as one of more than 300 people of overseas origin with meritorious services to the European country. A small square in the 16th arrondissement of Paris has been named after Vietnamese pilot Do Huu Vi, one of the first pilots in the French military, who died at age 33 in combat in France during World War I (1914-1918). At a ceremony marking the official naming of Do Huu Vi Square. Photo: VNA In late June, a ceremony took place to name a small square in the center of the 16th arrondissement of Paris after Do Huu Vi, in the presence of Paris Deputy Mayor Laurence Patrice, Mayor of the 16th arrondissement Francis Szpiner, representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in France, along with Do Huu Vi's relatives, local officials and residents. Do Huu Vi Square is located at the intersection of Versailles Avenue and Quai Louis Blériot, 16th arrondissement, overlooking the Radio France headquarters and the Grenelle … [Read more...] about Who is the Vietnamese for whom a Paris’s square has just been named?