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Typhoon Kompasu brings extreme rainfall, gales across North-Central region

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Kompasu is forecast to bring intense rainfalls along with gales across the Northern region, Quang Tri Province and the Central provinces from Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh from October 13 afternoon to October 15. 
Typhoon Kompasu brings extreme rainfall, gales across North-Central region ảnh 1 The weather at sea is hammered by gales, downpours along with big waves and rough sea.
According to the National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting, as of this early morning, the tropical storm was at around 18.9 degrees north latitude and 113.9 degrees east longitude, about 270 northeast far from the Paracel Islands with gusty winds of 100 to 120 kilometers per hour near the center.
In the next 24- 48 hours, the eighth storm of this year’s hurricane season may be expected to move west at a maximum speed of 20 kilometers an hour, enter the mainland provinces from Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh and turn into a tropical depression and a low-pressure zone in Central Laos. 

The northern part of the East Sea including the Paracel Islands, the Gulf of Tonkin covering Bach Long Vi Island District, waters from Quang Tri to Quang Ngai including the Con Co Island District, coastal areas from Thai Binh to Ha Tinh, the Spratly Islands along with the southern territorial waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau will be hammered by big waves, rough sea, blustery winds and flooding. 
 
 As for the mainland, the north-central provinces from Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh will experience an average rainfall between 150 mm to 350 mm along with the potential for landslides, flash floods in mountainous areas and flooding in low-lying and riverside ones.


By SGGP- Translated by Huyen Huong

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