Another low-pressure zone that has developed in the East Sea is forecasted to affect the central region, causing torrential rains.
According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, at 1 pm on Friday, the low-pressure area was some 360 kilometres northwest of Song Tu Tay Island of the Spratly Archipelago.
By 1 pm today, October, the low-pressure zone became a tropical depression centred some 240 kilometres north-northeast of Song Tu Tay Island, with wind power of 40-60 kilometres per hour. gusting at level 9.
In the next 24-48 hours, it would move west-northwest at 10-15 kilometres and could intensify with a speed of 10-15 kilometres per hour.
Localities in the central and southern central regions would continue experiencing rain on October 11-13.
Over the past days, the central region has been battered by heavy rain, submerging thousands of houses and leaving many areas isolated.
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