On December 16, the Nationwide Middle for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting mentioned that Storm Rai within the Philippine Sea has strengthened into a brilliant storm with the strongest winds at stage 16, ie from 185-200 km/h and gusts of wind. stage 17.
This storm has a really vast sturdy wind circulation, the wind stage 6 and above has a radius of as much as 300 km. Within the night of December 17, Storm Rai will enter the East Sea and turn out to be the quantity 9 storm this 12 months.
The Prime Minister despatched a telegram to the Nationwide Steering Committee for Pure Catastrophe Prevention and Management, the Nationwide Committee for Incident and Catastrophe Response and Search and Rescue, Ministries, Central Sectors and provinces from Quang Ninh. to Kien Giang. In line with this cable, the Prime Minister urgently requested to reply to tremendous storm Rai, which is about to enter the East Sea, and urgently implement the response to the storm, particularly to make sure the protection of ships and different actions. sea and coastal actions; on the identical time, prepared forces and technique of rescue and rescue.
Localities should clearly perceive the variety of automobiles and ships nonetheless working at sea (together with fishing boats, transport ships and different means), and on the identical time have directions for evacuation, to not enable boats and automobiles to function. within the space vulnerable to storm affect.
On the identical time, localities should put together plans to take care of direct-affected storm conditions, and on the identical time proactively prepare forces, automobiles and supplies to be prepared to reply and deal with all conditions, avoiding any hazard. suspicious, passive. It’s particularly vital to make sure inhabitants security within the context of the Covid-19 epidemic, to guard dykes and dams.
Mr. Tran Quang Nang, Head of the Climate Forecasting Division of the Nationwide Middle for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, assessed that Storm Rai would have friction with the topography of the central Philippines, which might weaken by 2 ranges and not be a brilliant storm earlier than. when getting into the East Sea. Within the subsequent 24 hours, storm Rai is more likely to transfer north, in direction of the Paracel Islands, then in direction of China.