Tropical Cyclone "Conson" stalls before making landfall in Vietnam

Tropical Cyclone

After making 9 landfalls in the Philippines, claiming the lives of at least 17 people, Tropical Cyclone "Conson" moved toward Vietnam and China from September 9 to 11 and stalled off the coast of Vietnam near Quang Nam, dropping heavy rains. Conson -- known as Jolina in the Philippines -- formed at 06:00 UTC on September 6 as the 13th named storm of the 2021 Pacific typhoon season1 and made the final landfall near Da Nang, Vietnam around 21:00 UTC on September 12, 2021.

The system dumped 908 mm (35.7 inches) of rain in Binh Tan from September 10 - 13, 807 mm (31.7 inches) in Tra Hiep, and 772 mm (30.4 inches) in Thuong Lo, according to the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA).

Tropical Storm "Conson" at 00:20 UTC on September 12, 2021. Credit: JMA/Himawari-8, RAMMB/CIRA, TW

Tropical Storm "Conson" at 23:50 UTC on September 12, 2021. Credit: JMA/Himawari-8, RAMMB/CIRA, TW

The worst flooding took place in Quang Ngai where 775 homes were damaged.2

Around 750 people from 215 households were evacuated from low-lying areas in Tra Bong, Ba To and Binh Son districts in Quang Ngai province.

2 people were killed by floods -- in Tu Mo Rong, Kon Tum, and Son Tinh, Quang Ngai.

Over 8 000 ha (19 770 acres) of rice and other crops were flooded or damaged.

References:

1 Typhoon "Conson" (Jolina) makes landfall in the Philippines, moving toward capital Manila - The Watchers

2 Vietnam – 2 Killed in Floods as Storm Conson Dumps 900mm of Rain - FloodList

Featured image: Tropical Storm "Conson" at 00:20 UTC on September 12, 2021. Credit: NOAA/GOES-East, RAMMB/CIRA, TW


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