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.

 13-September-2018, 13:00: Barijat has hit the Chinese Coast (Zhanjiang, Guangdong Province) weakening to be a tropical depression heading for the Vietnamese coast (Quang Ninh & Hai Phong Province).

14-September-2018 Barijat causes no palpable effects in Vietnam. The country enjoys sunshine in Hanoi, Halong Bay and most regions in the North. Cruises on Halong Bay resumes after being haulted on 12-September and 13-September.