Mangosteen Rains – Fruity Tropical Storm Warning

 | Thu 8 Aug 2013 12:06 ICT

CityNews – The Northern Meteorological Department has announced that as of the 7th August a tropical storm called Mangkhut (mangosteen) will descend upon Chiang Mai from the South China Sea and will have its centre around 550 kilometres to the south east of Hanoi, Vietnam. 

The wind speed is estimated to be around 65 kilometres per hour and will hit Vietnam today, 8th August which will mean that from now until 10th August Chiang Mai,. Lampang, Phayao, Phrae, Nan, Pitsanulok, Lamphun, Petchaboon and Uttaradit will be hit with heavy rains. Citizens are asked to stay alert.