Location: Central Vietnam, between Khanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces
Event: Typhoon Noru is expected to impact the coast of Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 27 and 28, between Khanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces. The current forecast shows the storm setting course west through mainland central localities of Vietnam. Areas between Khanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces should continue to monitor forecasts and prepare for strong winds, rain, mudslides, and floods.
Actions to Take:
- Visit the S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center and the Vietnam National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Seek secure shelter.
- Carry proper Identification, including your U.S. passport and Vietnam visa.
- Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
- Secure loose outdoor items (limbs, roofing material, windows (coverings), doors, debris (trash), etc.).
- Fill vehicle, generator, and water tanks.
- Check and charge radios.
- Charge cell phones and carry your charger.
- Have bottled water; make ice.
- Gather flashlights, tools, and first aid supplies.
- Have fresh batteries, candles, matches, water, groceries (canned and/or dry foods), and pet supplies.
- Assure an adequate supply of first aid materials and prescription medications.
- Let your family and office know how you plan to weather the storm, especially those family members in the United States.
- Prepare your family and home for flooding and power outages.
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