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Tropical Storm Noul expected to intensify into Hurricane

Bangkok, Sep 17 (UNI) Tropical Storm Noul, which is currently raging over the South China Sea, may intensify into a hurricane within the next 24 hours and strike central parts of Vietnam and northeastern Thailand, said the Thai Meteorological Department on Thursday.
The authority said in a press release that the storm is likely to move in the west and north west direction "[Category 3 tropical storm Noul] is moving towards west and northwest at a speed of 20 km/hr [12 miles per hour], expected to intensify [into a hurricane] and make landfall between Hue and Danang, middle Vietnam. It will then move into the Northeast and the North of Thailand from 18-20 September while the southwest monsoon across the Andaman Sea, Thailand and the Gulf will become stronger with more rain,".
The agency advised people in the risky areas to take necessary precautions as severe rains may cause flash floods and water runoff. It also said that people ought to keeping off outdoor places, large trees and unsecured buildings as intense winds would be caused by the hurricane.
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