Sunday, 29 September 2013

Storm Warning

Typhoon Wutip is forecast to hit the Vietnamese coast tomorrow morning and head for Nakhon Phanom.  Heavy rain is forecast for North East Thailand, including Udon Thani, over the next few days.  

From the Thai Meteorological Department
At 7.00 a.m. LST on 29 September, typhoon “WUTIP” centered 480 kilometers east of the Vietnamese coast or latitude 16.8 degree North, longitude 112.5 degree East, is moving west-northwest at speed of 10 km/hr with sustained winds about 130 km/hr. It is expected to make landfall over Hue, Vietnam during 30 September - 1 October. Thereafter, it will quickly decline before travelling to Nakhon Phanom, Thailand. Over the joint of both the North and Northeast, the storm is expected to decay, bringing more rain, isolated heavy rain and gust over the eastern and upper Northeast and the eastern North. Provinces include Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Kalasin, Nong Khai, Sakon Nakhon, Udon Thani, Nong Bua Lamphu, Loei, Khon Kaen, Chaiyaphum, Phitsanulok and Phetchabun. Tomorrow afternoon, an outbreak of rain is expected in the eastern Northeast.

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