Category 9 heat-shock depression is expected to make landfall tonight

Thứ Ba, 26/10/2021| 19:56

At 16:00 on October 26, the location of the tropical depression was at about 11.7 degrees North latitude, 110.5 degrees East longitude, about 180 km from Khanh Hoa, about 170 km from Ninh Thuan.

Category 9 heat-shock depression is expected to make landfall tonight

According to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, at 4 p.m. on October 26, the location of the tropical depression's center was at about 11.7 degrees north latitude; 110.5 degrees East longitude, about 180 km from Khanh Hoa, about 170 km from Ninh Thuan. The strongest wind in the area near the center of the tropical depression is strong at level 6-7 (40-60 km/h), level 9 gusts. The radius of strong wind is from level 6, gusts from level 8 or higher, about 100 km from the center of pressure. tropical low.

It is forecasted that in the next 12 hours, the tropical depression will move mainly to the west, about 10-15 km per hour, entering the area from Khanh Hoa to Binh Thuan. At 4 am on October 27, the location of the tropical depression's center was at about 12.0 degrees North latitude; 108.9 degrees East longitude, in the area from Khanh Hoa to Binh Thuan. The strongest wind in the area near the center of the tropical depression is strong at level 6 (40-50 km/h), level 8 shock. It is forecasted that in the next 12-24 hours, the tropical depression will move mainly in the northwest direction, at 10-15 km per hour, gradually weakening into a low pressure area in the southern Central Highlands. The strongest wind in the center of the low pressure area dropped below level 6 (below 40 km/h). Danger zone in the East Sea in the next 24 hours (strong winds of level 6 or higher, gusts of level 8 or higher): from latitude 10.5 to 13.0 degrees North latitude; West longitude 112.0 degrees East longitude. All boats, aquaculture areas, dikes and sea embankments in the dangerous areas are at high risk of being affected by strong winds and high waves. Disaster risk level warning: level 3.

Forecast of strong winds and big waves at sea: In the western sea, in the middle of the East Sea, there will be strong winds of 6-7, level 9; sea ​​waves from 2.0-4.0 m high, rough seas; the North East Sea area (including the waters of the Paracel Islands) and the waters from Quang Tri to Quang Ngai have strong northeasterly winds of level 6, gusts of level 7-8; sea ​​waves from 2.0-3.0m high, rough sea. The sea from Binh Dinh to Ninh Thuan has strong winds of 6-7, level 9; sea ​​waves from 2.0-4.0 m high, rough seas. In addition, in the North and the middle of the East Sea (including the waters of the Paracel Islands), the sea from Quang Tri to Ca Mau has showers and thunderstorms. During thunderstorms there is a possibility of tornadoes and strong gusts of wind.

Heavy rain forecast: From this evening (October 26) to the end of October 27, in the area from Thua Thien Hue to Binh Thuan, the Central Highlands and the Southeast region, there will be heavy to very heavy rain, forecasted rainfall.: From Thua Thien Hue to Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, North Central Highlands and South East: 100-150mm, over 180mm in some places; From Binh Dinh to Ninh Thuan and the South Central Highlands 100-220mm, in some places over 250mm. From October 27 to 30, the North Central and Central Central regions experienced heavy rain, with heavy rain in some places due to the influence of cold air and disturbances from the East wind.

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