Emergency Obs. Request Information
- Disaster Type: Typhoon
- Country: Vietnam
- Occurrence Date (UTC): 22 November, 2018
- SA activation Date(UTC): 24 November, 2018
- Requester: Disaster Management Policy and Technology Center/MONRE
- Escalation to the International Charter: No
- GLIDE Number:
Tropical Cyclone "Usagi" make landfall in southern Vietnam.
Vietnamese and international weather stations have said there is a very high chance of the storm affecting southern and south central provinces as it makes landfall Saturday.
Central provinces from Thua Thien-Hue to Binh Thuan and the southern part of the Central Highlands are likely to be battered by rains of up to 500 millimeters while southern provinces can expect up to 200mm. Rainfall from 180mm a day is considered heavy.
Flood warnings have been issued for rivers from Quang Tri to Binh Thuan and in the Central Highlands, and landslides are also forecast along rivers.
Tropical Cyclone accompanied by high tides would cause heavy flooding in Saigon and southern provinces.