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Vietnam Thailand Weather Alert

Updated on 31 October 2019

The Situation:

Tropical Storm Matmo made landfall on central Vietnam Wednesday and is expected to

bring heavy rains primarily to Vietnam (4-8 inches possible) and possibly damaging wind

gusts before moving on to Cambodia, eastern Thailand and Laos late Thursday into Friday.

Possible Effects:

  • Heavy rainfall could lead to mudslides and flooding

  • Downed trees, hindering rescue/recovery efforts

  • Traffic delays

  • Cancelled, delayed, or rerouted flights

  • Power outages in homes and places of work

Mitigating Factors to Apply:

  • Monitor local news and weather media for updates

  • Allow extra time for travel

  • Avoid traveling through flooded areas

  • Keep extra bottled water in lodging

  • Keep electronics charged

  • Check with airline for possible flight delays or cancellations

  • Enroll in Safe Traveler Program from your preferred embassy to receive alerts

DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless

Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.


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