In the central province of Quang Ngai, a boat with three fishermen on board was sunk in Binh Son district, on October 24 morning, and the fishermen have not been found.

A section of National Highway 1A in Quang Ngai

Earlier on October 23, a resident in Nghia Hanh district died after being swept away.

As many as 32 communes in five local districts and townships have been flooded.

In the central province of Quang Nam, 25 communes and wards in five districts and townships have been inundated.

Up to 1,369 households with 4,805 residents in high-risk areas in provinces of Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai were evacuated.

A tropical low pressure has formed in the East Sea (South China Sea). The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting forecast that in the next 24-48 hours, the tropical low pressure will move west north-west at a speed of about 10-15 km per hour, and strengthen into a storm.

In the next 48-72 hours, it will continue to move west north-west at an hourly speed of 10-15 km.

Source: VNA