Vietnam evacuates some 250,000 residents as storm Kompasu nears

13/10/2021 15:04 15

Vietnam evacuates some 250,000 residents as storm Kompasu nears


Storm Kompasu is the eighth one to enter Vietnam's waters so far this year, which will move very fast and directly affect north-central region of Vietnam.

Vietnam’s central coastal provinces have made plans to evacuate 65,000 families with some 250,000 residents from flood-prone areas as storm Kompasu threatens is forecast to make landfall on October 14, according to the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

* The NCHMF forecast that due to the influence of the tropical convergence zone and the strong southwest monsoon, the Central Highlands and the Southern region will face heavy rain and thunderstorms, even very heavy rain in some places in the afternoon and evening.

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