Da Nang city has had heavy rain for the past few days due to the influence of storm No. 5 – Photo: TAN LUC
According to Ms. Le Thi Xuan Lan – former deputy head of forecasting department of hydro-meteorological stations in the Southern region – the forecast model on Meteostar.com website (10-day long-term forecast) shows that in the coming days there will be a disturbance in the air. The Pacific Ocean will strengthen into a hurricane.
From September 20 to 25, this storm will pass the Philippines into the East Sea (the storm is forecasted to enter the East Sea on September 20 or 21). The storm had its way through the Paracel Islands and then into the central region a few days later.
“The US forecast is 7-10 days early but relatively accurate, but it is necessary to regularly monitor developments because the weather has unexpected changes. From this point on, storms will appear more because of the weather. entering the peak of storms in the Pacific, many of which directly affect our country,” said Ms. Lan.
According to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, currently due to the influence of the low pressure weakening from the storm No. 5, the provinces from Thua Thien Hue to Quang Tri have moderate rain, heavy rain, and very heavy rain in some places.
Due to heavy rain, rivers from Thanh Hoa to Thua Thien Hue are likely to have a flood. In addition, people also need to watch out for the high risk of flash floods, landslides in mountainous areas, flooding in low-lying areas, riverside and riverside urban areas.