Bebinca Storm: Halong Bay Junk Cruises Suspended

Bebinca, the second tropical storm in Vietnam in 2013, is expected to arrive on 23June2013. From 22June2013, junks and boats are suspended from cruising on Halong Bay, the most popular tourist attractions in the country.

 Tourists, who are to have day cruises and overnight cruises on Halong Bay, are to have the travel itinerary changed. The suspension is valid from 22June2013 through 23June2013. Halong Bay Administration may extend the suspension depending on weather conditions caused by Bebinca.

24June2013 Halong Bay Administration extend the suspension, no boats are to cruise the bay.

25June2013, suspension lifted. Junks are allowed to have cruises on Halong Bay again.