A tropical depression and the third storm of the year have formed over the East Sea, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
VOV.VN - Divers found the body of one of three missing from general cargo ship VTB 26, carrying 4700 tons of coal and 13 crew members that capsized and sank on Monday, July 17 in Cua Lo anchorage, Gulf of Tonkin, amid relentless waves caused by typhoon Talas.
Tropical storm Talas, which wrecked havoc in the northern and central regions of Vietnam, claimed seven lives and left four others missing by 5pm on July 18.
VOV.VN - An estimated 3,500 tourists began leaving Co To Island, a popular tourist destination off the north-eastern coastal province of Quang Ninh in Vietnam, this morning (July 18) after being stranded by tropical storm Talas.
VOV.VN - Tropical storm Talas brought heavy rain to Hanoi in the afternoon of July 17th, causing traffic chaos in the city. Many streets were flooded as locals tried hard to get back home.
A coal freighter docked at a beach in north-central Nghe An Province was overturned by storm Talas on July 16, leaving one dead and five still missing.
Ships between Co To island and Van Don port in the mainland of the northern province of Quang Ninh have yet to resume operation on July 17 due to rough sea, leaving about 3,500 tourists stranded.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung chaired a teleconference in Hanoi on July 17 with ministries, agencies and localities to direct response to the consequences of storm Talas, the second hitting Vietnam this year.
VOV.VN - Hundreds of trains throughout Vietnam have been suspended due to the destructive force of Talas, which has now been classed a tropical storm, the Vietnam News Agency has reported.
VOV.VN - Tropical storm Talas brought heavy rain to Hanoi on July 17, adversely affecting local lives as many streets in Nam Tu Liem, Thanh Xuan and Cau Giay Districts were flooded.
Tropical storm Talas landed in the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh at around 1 am on July 17, bringing strong wind and heavy rains to the region and is gradually weakening on its way westwards.
VOV.VN - Tropical storm Talas moved through the central provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh this morning (July 17) with a wind speed of 90 kilometres per hour, uprooting numerous trees, causing power outages and blowing off house roofs.
Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific and Vasco have announced their cancellation of flights for July 16 over passenger safety amid the tropical storm Talas preparing to land in central Vietnam.