Storm Bebinca wreaks havoc in Thailand World

Storm Bebinca wreaks havoc in Thailand

Thai authorities said on August 17 that people in 11 villages in northern Thailand’s Nan province had to leave their homes while a resident was electrocuted on August 16 after storm Bebinca made landfall and caused heavy rains and flash floods in the country.
Typhoon Bebinca makes landfall in Vietnam Environment

Typhoon Bebinca makes landfall in Vietnam

Typhoon Bebinca, made landfall in the north central province of Thanh Hoa and weakened into a tropical low pressure early August 17, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Localities brace for storm Bebinca Society

Localities brace for storm Bebinca

Northern coastal provinces are bracing for storm Bebinca as the storm is forecast to land in the northern coastline from the Hai Phong city to Nghe An province.
Northern, north central regions brace for storm Bebinca  Environment

Northern, north central regions brace for storm Bebinca

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and the National Committee for Disaster Response, Search and Rescue issued an official dispatch in response to storm Bebinca, the fourth of its kind hitting the country this year.
More quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island World

More quake hits Indonesia’s Lombok island

A new earthquake, measured at a magnitude of 3.3 on the Richter scale, shook the Indonesian island of Lombok on August 1 morning, according to the Meteorological, Climatological and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia.
Typhoon Son Tinh weakens to low pressure Environment

Typhoon Son Tinh weakens to low pressure

“Son Tinh,” the third storm appeared in the East Sea so far this year, weakened to a low pressure after making its landfall in the central provinces of Thanh Hoa and Nghe An on July 18, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
More radar installed to improve accuracy in storm, rain forecasting Environment

More radar installed to improve accuracy in storm, rain forecasting

The Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VMHA) has built a project to enhance the National Centre for Hydrometeorological Forecasting (NCHMF)’s capacity to generate warnings on thunderstorms, lightning, storms, and rain by installing five new radar stations across the country.
Training course on dyke protection, flood prevention Environment

Training course on dyke protection, flood prevention

The General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a training course on dyke protection techniques and flood prevention in the central coastal province of Nghe An on June 21.