|The direction of typhoon Bolaven.— Photo nchmf.gov.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Typhoon Bolaven weakened as a tropical low-pressure system on Thursday morning after making landfall on coastal areas, stretching from Phú Yên Province to Ninh Thuận Province.
Bolaven is the first tropical storm to hit the East Sea this year.
The National Committee for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said the tropical low-pressure system was moving west-southwest at 15km per hour and would disappear after passing over south-central provinces before 10pm on Thursday.
Typhoon Bolaven brought rains to localities from Đà Nẵng to Bình Thuận on Thursday. The East Sea witnessed wind gusts at 61km per hour, from Phú Yên Province to Ninh Thuận Province, the centre said. — VNS