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Storm Dianmu downgrades to low-pressure zone as of September 24 morning

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Typhoon Dianmu downgraded into a low-pressure zone this morning, but its circulation has brought torrential rains along with blustery winds in the territorial waters from Quang Tri to Quang Ngai and the mainland provinces from Thua Thien- Hue to Quang Nam.
Storm Dianmu downgrades to low-pressure zone as of September 24 morning  ảnh 1 The path of the low-pressure zone 
According to the National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting, as of 4 a.m. on Friday, the eye of the low-pressure zone was at around 15.8 degrees north latitude and 107.1 degrees east longitude in the Vietnam-Laos border area with a maximum sustained winds of 40 kilometers an hour. The Gulf of Tonkin is suffering from big waves and rough sea. 
In the next 12 hours, the system is expected to move west-northwest at its speed of 15-20 kilometers an hour. 

Dianmu, the sixth typhoon of this year’s hurricane season which downgraded into a tropical depression and bore down on the mainland provinces from Thua Thien- Hue to Quang Nam last night. 
From 7 p.m. on September 23, thundery downpours blew up the roofs of houses and uprooted trees in Quang Nam and Quang Ngai Province. 

Storm Dianmu downgrades to low-pressure zone as of September 24 morning  ảnh 2 Thundery downpours blow up the roofs of houses and uproot trees 
Chairwoman of the People’s Committee of Ly Son Island District, Quang Ngai Province Pham Thi Huong last night informed that trees were uprooted and ten roofs were blown away by the blustery winds. Around 300 hectares of onion and garlic crops have been facing huge damage. 
Earlier, Director of the National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting Mai Van Khiem issued the warnings of medium-heavy rainfall along with risks of flooding, flash floods and landslides in Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien- Hue, Da Nang and the Central Highlands provinces due to the tropical storm. 

By staff writers- Translated by Huyen Huong

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