Tropical depression will bring rains to coastal areas | Environment

The direction of the tropical depression (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – An area of ​​low pressure has developed into a tropical depression in the northern part of the East Seaaccording to the National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF).

The center of the tropical depression was south of China’s Guangdong province with a peak wind speed of 50 km/h at 1 p.m. on August 4.

Over the next 24 hours, it will move in a west-northwest direction at a speed of 10-15 km/h and enter China’s Guangdong province before weakening again into a low-pressure area.

Under the influence of tropical depressionthe northern part of the northern East Sea area will experience strong winds and rough seas, while heavy rain and strong winds are likely to occur in coastal areas from the south-central province of Binh Dinh to the southernmost province of Ca Mau on August 4 afternoon and evening.

Hydro-meteorological experts have warned of a complicated weather development with 10 to 12 tropical storms and depressions expected to hit the country between June and the end of the year.

According to Hoang Phuc Lam, Deputy Director of NCHMF, four to six
storms are likely to directly affect inland areas, much as in previous years.

During the rainy season from July to September, rainfall in the northern region is likely to be at or above average. In contrast, the central highlands and southern regions are expected to experience less rainfall. High risks of showers and hazardous weather phenomena such as thunderstorms, whirlwinds and hail are possible nationwide./.



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