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South central region may face another typhoon

07:43 | 21/11/2018

   

The southern central region already seriously hit by typhoon Toraji is forecasted to face another storm.

Nha Trang City ravaged by typhoon Toraji.

According to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorology Forecasting, the tropical depression was some 400 kilometres from the central region of the Philippine coast by 7 am on November 20.

By 7 am on November 21, the depression developed into a typhoon with the eye in the central region of the Philippines with the wind speed of 60-75 kilometres per hour.

In the next 24-73 hours, the storm would affect the East Sea. By 7 am on November 23, it would be 250 kilometres to the east of Vietnam’s south-central coast with the wind speed of 75-100 kilometres per hour.

Spratly Islands area may also be affected by the typhoon.

Typhoon Toraji has ravaged the south-central region with Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa Province being hardest hit. To date, Nha Trang City has seen 18 deaths caused by the storm./.

( VNF/VNA )