Hanoi (VNA), Aug. 10 -- Localities in northern Vietnam, particularly coastal ones, are being warned to brace for heavy rain triggered by tropical storm Mulan, the second storm entering the East Sea this year, which is heading towards the area from Quang Ninh province to Hai Phong city.

According to the National Centre for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting (NCHMF), as of 7am on August 10, the storm was located 480km east-southeast of Quang Ninh province's Mong Cai city. The wind speed near the storm centre was 62-88km per hour.

It is forecast to move in west-northwesterly direction at a speed of 15-20km per hour in the next 24 hours.

At 7am on August 11, Mulan would be just 70km south of Mong Cai city (Quang Ninh) and 110km east of Hai ...