HURRICANE LEVEL INCREASE NUMBER 7, MOVE FAST TO THE COUNTRY
According to the Center for Hydrometeorology Forecast Central, left at 4 am today (17/10), the storm Sarika location, close to the Paracel Islands about 320km to the east. The strongest winds near the center of the storm in the strongest grade 13 (135-150km / h), shock level 16.
Forecasts for about 24 hours to storm moving west northwest, 15-20km per hour. By day 18/10 and storms will increase and the strongest level to level 14, level shock 16-17.
Circulation by the impact of hurricanes, from tonight (17/10), in the Gulf of Tonkin strong winds gradually to level 6, level shock 8-9; Own the east coast Gulf of Tonkin strong winds 7-8 grade, 9-10 grade shock; strong seas.
In the next 24 to 48 hours, storm moving west northwest, about 15-20km per hour and into the Gulf of Tonkin.
Hoang Duc Cuong - Director of Center for Hydrometeorology Forecast Central identification, afternoon and night to about 19/10, Sarika typhoon to make landfall on the mainland of our country with level 12, level shock 13-14.
Areas affected by the storm are predicted from Quang Ninh to Khanh Hoa. Rain storms in the area will cause the northern delta provinces, Northern midlands popular with both round rainfall 200-300mm estimate, there where more than 400mm.
Due to the impact of the storm, the waters west of the North China Sea (including the Paracels) from 18/10 high winds 10-12 level, near the center of the storm passing level 13-14, level shock 16-17; raging seas.
Also, a strong storm Haima other international names operating in the Western Pacific region and can continue strong typhoon hit, is likely to affect directly to the East Coast.
Meanwhile, the provinces from Nghe An to Thua Thien Hue province affected by tropical depressions associated with the northeast monsoon rain has caused severe flooding, loss of human life and property. This area is urgently overcome flood consequences.
According Trieu Quang (Vietnam Population)