|A tropical storm named Linfa has entered the East Sea, becoming the second storm to hit Viet Nam this year. — The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting
HA NOI (VNS) — A tropical storm named Linfa has entered the East Sea (also called the South China Sea), becoming the second storm to hit Viet Nam this year, the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting reported yesterday.
As of 4pm yesterday, the storm's eye was located at 19.4 degrees North and 119.3 degrees East near Luzon Island of the Philippines, carrying winds with speeds of 75-88km/hour. It is forecast to move north and then north-northeast direction in the coming days at 5-10km/h.
Weather officials said that the storm's impacts would see strong winds and rough seas with three-five-metre-high waves. Heavy downpours, thunderstorms and whirlwinds were expected last night across the country. — VNS