Ninh Thuan urged to prepare for typhoon Pabuk

VOV.VN - Due to the impending impact of typhoon Pabuk, heavy downpours and thunderstorms are expected to hit the provinces of Ninh Thuan and Khanh Hoa.

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It is expected that rainfall will measure at 30-80mm over 24 hours in the southern province of Ninh Thuan and up to 80-130mm over 24 hours in the localities near the south-central province of Khanh Hoa.

Forecasters said there will be strong winds and rough sea with waves reaching heights of 3-4 metres in the waters of Ninh Thuan.

Tran Quoc Nam, deputy chairman of Ninh Thuan province People’s Committee, said local authorities should be prepared to advise those affected. The provincial People’s Committee has requested that border guard high command, the provincial department of agriculture and rural development, as well as local authorities, keep a close watch on the typhoon’s course and advise ships not to go offshore.

Owners of fishing vessels operating at sea have been instructed to keep up to date on the direction of the typhoon in order to seek safe shelter.

Localities have also urgently monitored lowland areas and areas at high risk of landslides to timely evacuate local residents to safety.

To ensure the safety of residents in lowland areas, the provincial department of agriculture and rural development have been advised to strictly monitor hydropower reservoirs to devise proper flood discharge plans.

Due to prolonged and widespread heavy rain, hundreds of subsidiary crops in Ninh Thuan have been soaked and damaged.

VOV

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