Kompasu moves closer to East Sea, bringing torrential rains to many areas

VOV.VN - Another tropical typhoon with international name Kompasu is moving closer to the East Sea on the morning of October 11, bringing heavy rains to many areas of North East Sea, according to the National Center for Meteorological and Hydrological Forecasting.

On October 11 morning, Kompasu, the eighth storm this year, was at situated at about 18.5 0 N latitude and 124.8 0 East longitude, 300km east northeast of Luzon island of the Philippines, with the strongest winds near its centre reaching between 75 km and 90 km per hour.

Due to the influence of the tropical convergence, coupled with Typhoon Kompasu and the northeast monsoon, on the day and night of October 11, the Gulf of Tonkin will see strong winds and rough seas.

The Gulf of Tonkin, the central and southern areas of the East Sea, including the waters of the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, sea areas from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau, Ca Mau to Kien Giang province and the Gulf of Thailand are likely to have downpours and tornadoes and strong winds.

Due to the impact of cold air combined with the circulation of the low pressure area weakening from storm Lionrock, on October 11, the northern region continues to have heavy rain, with rainfall of 40-80 mm in some places.

In the face of complicated developments of the typhoon, the Prime Minister sent a telegram requesting ministries, sectors and localities to promptly and effectively respond to consecutive dangerous natural disasters.

Local authorities were asked to closely watch weather monitor developments, inform to owners of ships working on the sea to avoid dangerous areas and actively conduct preventive measures.

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