14.10.2020, 14:58

Storm Nangka hit the Gulf of Bac Bô

Storm Nangka hit the Gulf of Bac Bô
Fishing boats at the port of Lach Thoi, Nghe An province (Central), to avoid storm Nangka on October 14. Photo: Nguyen Oanh /VNA /CVN

As of October 14 at 1:00 p.m., the eye of the storm will be on the shores of provinces from Thai Binh (North) to Nghe An (Center) with a wind reaching 60 to 90 km per hour.
After touching the mainland of the provinces from Thai Binh to Nghe An from October 14 at 1:00 p.m. to October 15 at noon or afternoon, the storm would weaken to become a tropical depression that would move towards Laos.
On Tuesday, October 13 the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control sent the official telegram 25 /CD-TWPCTT to the People's Committees of the North and North-Central Provinces of Quang Ninh, Hai Phong, Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Hung Yen, Ha Nam, Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Hai Duong, Bac Giang and Hanoi; to the Ministries of Natural Resources and Environment, Industry and Commerce, Defense, Public Security, Information and Communication, Transport and Communications, Foreign Affairs; to Vietnam News Agency, Vietnam Television, Voice of Vietnam, and news agencies on urgent resilience to Storm Nangka.
To reduce the material and human losses caused by the storm, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung asked the ministries, sectors and localities to properly implement the directions of the Prime Minister according to the telegram 1393 /CD-TTg dated October 12 on dealing with the consequences of heavy rains and flooding, and resilience to Storm Nangka.
In the official telegram, the Prime Minister asked ministries, sectors and localities to closely follow the development of the storm to inform ships operating at sea.
It is necessary to guarantee the safety of inhabitants, property and dykes, especially in high-risk areas, as well as prepare means of rescue if necessary.
As a reminder, Central Vietnam is currently ravaged by historic floods and floods triggered by torrential rains caused by the circulation of storm Linfa, the sixth in the East Sea this year. The latest death toll on Tuesday reported at least 28 dead and dozens of people missing.