Vietnam Weather in September 2018

In North Vietnam, September is autumn in North Vietnam during which there are possible typhoons and tropical depressions. There are chances that it rains a few days during the time of a tropical storms or tropical depressions.

Super Typhoon (Mangkhut), Tropical Storm No. 6 in Vietnam in 2018

13-September-2018: Mangkhut is 830km east south-east of Luzon (The Philippines). The Super Typhoon carries sustained winds of 200-230km/h and is heading west northwest. The question where Mangkhut is making landfall remains unclear for now.

Qatar Airways to Launch Direct Flights Doha (Qatar) - Da Nang (Vietnam)

Qatar Airways is to launch direct flights between Doha (Qatar) - Da Nang (Vietnam) from December 2018. The air carrier, who has been successful in operating direct flights between Doha - Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Doha - Hanoi (Vietnam), would like to expand the operation to Da Nang, a beach city in the Central Region of Vietnam.

Typhoon No.5 in Vietnam in 2018 (Barijat)

11Sept2018: Tropical depression is strengthening to be a tropical storm, a typhoon - Barijat, the 5th tropical storm which hits Vietnam in 2018. At the same time, another already formed typhoon Mangkhut in the northwest of the Pacific Ocean is to strengthen to be a Super Typhoon which may barrel towards the North of the East Vietnam Sea in the next 4 days.

Vietnam Weather in August 2018

In North Vietnam, August is middle of the rainy and typhoon season. In August 2018, the 4th typhoon, which lessened to be a tropical depression when hitting the coast, caused heavy rains the North East, North West and North of the Central Region of Vietnam. Floods were found at Phu Tho, Son La, Yen Bai.

4th typhoon to hit Vietnam in 2018 - Bebinca

The 4th typhoon to hit Vietnam in 2018 - Bebinca is expected to come into the Gulf of Tonkin in the morning of 16August2018 and to hit the coast of North Vietnam from Quang Ninh to Nam Dinh in the early morning of 17August2018. Heavy rains are expected in the North and the north of the Central Region of Vietnam from the night of 16August2018.

Floods in the North & North of the Central Region of Vietnam

Due to heavy rains in northern Vietnam and north of the Central Regions of Vietnam from 13-July-2018, there have been floods in Quang Ninh, Phu Tho, Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Hoa Binh, Son La, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Ha Tinh. Travelers to theses provinces now should exercise care and it is recommended to check with local travel agencies and tour operators for latest updates on the weather and road conditions.

Floods in the Far North of Vietnam-June2018

Due to heavy rains from 22-25June2018 in the far nothern mountains of Vietnam, there have been devastating flash floods and landslides in the region: Ha Giang, Lai Chau and Lao Cai. Traffic has been obstructed for several hours. Traveling in the region is not recommended at the moment.

Adventure Travel Officially Recognized in Da Lat

By May J.

10 local tour operators and travel agents were licensed to operate adventure tours by The Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Lam Dong Province on 20July2017. This is the first time that adventure travel has been officially recognized by the authority.

Speedboats for Soc Trang and Con Dao Island

By Thu Huong.

From 14July2017 Superdong started operating speedboat trips between Soc Trang and Con Dao Island. The boat departs Soc Trang everyday at the Port of the Police Border of Tran De District (Soc Trang Province) at 0800 A.M and arrives at Ben Dam Port on Con Dao Island after 150 minutes. The return trip starts from Con Dao at 13:00.

Thailand extends stays for medical tourism

Thu Huong.

Visitors to Thailand from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and China for medical purposes are to enjoy a stay of up to 90 days. The new policy comes into effect from 12July2017. The earlier policy allowed for a 30-day stay. This is a part of a strategy by the Thai government in efforts to turn Thailand into one of the biggest destinations in the World for medical tourism.