PHUKET: The Marine Department has issued a weather warning as the fallout from Typhoon Noru coupled with the southwest monsoon prevailing over the Andaman Sea is expected to intensify adverse weather in the region.
Heavy weather is expected to hit Phuket’s shores from Wednesday through Saturday (Sept 28 – Oct 1). Photo: Khao Phuket / file
Atirat Rattanaset, Deputy Minister of Transport, said that Typhoon Noru will make landfall in central Vietnam on Wednesday (Sept 28).
Typhoon Noru, known in the Philippines as Super Typhoon Karding, made landfall over Central Luzon in the Phillipines earlier today (Sept 26).
Winds reached up to 170km/h, causing flooding and power outages and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people, and left at least four rescuers dead.
Thailand is expected to be affected by the heavy weather from Wednesday through Saturday (Sept 28-Oct 1), with the typhoon…