Tropical storm Vicente (No.4), Situation Report No. 1 - July 25, 2012

Report
from UN Country Team in Viet Nam
Published on 25 Jul 2012

Summary

  • After making landfall on the 24th July in South-China, the very strong typhoon Vicente (No.4) weakened quickly into a tropical depression and then into a low pressure zone.

  • It has caused medium to heavy rain in most of the Northern mountainous and Red River Delta provinces in Vietnam

  • The rainfall can potentially cause landslides, flash floods and river flooding.

  • No damage has been reported so far.

  • Since 21st July, the Government of Viet Nam has been issuing updated and detailed instructions to all potentially affected provinces and relevant ministries to carry out appropriate preparedness and response measures. The Government has dispatched two monitoring missions to Quang Ninh province and Hai Phong City.