U.S. Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam
Message for U.S. Citizens
Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Hanoi, Vietnam (September 14, 2018)
Location: Northern Vietnam; possible heavy rainfall, extremely high winds, and possible flooding.
Event: Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to make landfall in the Northern region of Vietnam on September 17-18. Heavy rainfall with flooding is expected for the Northern and North-Central region provinces of Vietnam, especially in coastal locations.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid travel to Northern Vietnam until the storm has dissipated.
- Monitor the local news for updates.
- Seek secure shelter.
- Visit the Joint Typhoon Warning Center or Tropical Storm Risk for updated storm tracking information.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam, located at 7 Lang Ha Street, Hanoi, Vietnam, at (84) 24 3850 5000 from Vietnam or (011) (824) 4 3850 5000 from the U.S. 08:00 a.m. to 17:00 p.m. Monday through Friday Thursday. After hours emergency telephone (84) 24 3850 5000/3850 5105 from Vietnam or (011) (84) 24 3850 5000/3850 5105 from the U.S.
- See the Department of State’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Advisories and Vietnam Country Specific Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is telephone (84) 24 3850 5000/3850 5105 from Vietnam or (011) (84) 24 3850 5000/3850 5105 from the U.S.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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