Storm No. 7 continuously changed direction, causing gusty winds of level 11 when entering the Gulf of Tonkin

Storm No. 7 continuously changed direction, causing gusts of level 11 when entering the Gulf of Tonkin - Photo 1.

Map of forecast location and direction of storm No. 7 – Photo: National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting

According to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting, at 13:00 on October 8th, The center of storm No. 7 is about 80km south-east of Hainan Island (China). The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is strong at level 8 (60-75km/h), level 10 gusts. The radius of a level 6 strong wind and a level 8 gust is about 120km from the center of the storm.

It is forecasted that in the next 12 hours, the storm will move mainly in the North-West direction, about 5km per hour and is likely to get stronger. The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is strong at level 9 (75-90km/h), level 11.

In the next 12 to 24 hours, the storm will move mainly in the North-West direction, at 5-10km per hour. At 13:00 on October 9, the center of the storm was right on the northern part of Hainan Island (China). The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is strong at level 8 (60-75km/h), level 10.

In the next 24 to 48 hours, the storm is likely to change direction and move to the west, traveling about 10km per hour and entering the Gulf of Tonkin. At 13:00 on October 10, the center of the storm was right in the northern Gulf of Tonkin. The strongest wind in the area near the center of the storm is strong at level 8-9 (60-90km/h), level 11.

In the next 48 to 72 hours, the storm will move in the southwest direction, traveling about 15km per hour, weakening into a tropical depression moving inland to the southern provinces of the Northern Delta and the North Central region, then weakening. gradually weakened into a low pressure area over Upper Laos. The strongest wind in the center of the low pressure area dropped below level 6 (less than 40km/h).

Due to the influence of the storm, tDuring the afternoon and tonight, on the western sea of ​​the North East Sea area (including the waters of the Paracel Islands) there was a strong wind of level 8, then increased to level 9, gusting to level 11, high waves from 2.0 -4.0m, very rough sea.

In the afternoon and tonight, in the Gulf of Tonkin (including Bach Long Vi island district) there are strong winds of level 6, gusts of level 8, waves of 2.0-3.5m high, rough seas; From tomorrow, the wind in the Gulf of Tonkin is strong at 6-7, the area near the center of the storm is strong at 8-9, level 11.

From this afternoon to October 9, in the South East Sea area (including the waters of the Truong Sa archipelago), the sea from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau has strong southwest winds of level 6, gusts of level 7, high waves from 2.0-3.0m, rough sea.

In addition, in the Gulf of Tonkin, the waters from Quang Tri to Ca Mau, Ca Mau to Kien Giang, the Gulf of Thailand, the North and the middle of the East Sea (including the waters of the Paracel Islands) have showers and thunderstorms. strong. During thunderstorms there is a possibility of tornadoes and strong gusts of wind.

On the mainland, this afternoon, in the area from Quang Binh to Quang Ngai and Kon Tum, there is also moderate rain, heavy rain, common rainfall of 30-60mm, sometimes over 80mm. From evening and tonight, heavy rain drops rapidly in the above areas.

From October 9 to 12, in the Northern region and the area from Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh, there is a possibility of heavy to very heavy rain due to the influence of storm No.

Accordingly, from the afternoon of 9 to 11 October, in the Northeast, there is heavy to very heavy rain, the total rainfall is common 150-250mm, in some places over 300mm.

From October 10, 11 and 10, in the Northwest, there is heavy rain, the total rainfall is 50-100mm, in some places over 150mm.

From October 10 to 12, in the provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh, and Quang Binh, there are very heavy rains, the total rainfall is common 150-350mm, in some places over 350mm.

There is a high risk of flash floods and landslides in mountainous areas and local flooding in low-lying, low-lying and riverside areas.

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