HA NOI — Haitang, the fourth tropical storm this year, is forecast to continue to intensify, bringing heavy rain to the central region and northern parts of the Central Highlands during the next few days.
As of 7pm today, the storm is forecast to be 100km northeast off the central coast of Ha Tinh and Quang Nam provinces with wind speeds of between 62-88kph.
The system is forecast to move west-northwest at 15kph for one more day before downgrading into a tropical depression. It is also forecast that at 7pm tomorrow, the centre of the tropical depression will hang over the central part of neighbouring Laos.
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