A fishing boat moving to shelter in Ca Mau province (Photo: SGGP)

Pabuk moves away from Vietnam, leaving heavy rainfall

Tropical storm Pabuk has been moving away from the waters off the southern region of Vietnam but still causing heavy rainfall for the last several days, inundating tens of thousands of winter spring rice crop and damaging Tet flower production in the Mekong Delta.

Illustrative image (Source: AP)

Tourists flee Thai resort islands to avoid storm

Tens of thousands of tourists have fled the Thai resort islands of Koh Phangan and Koh Tao ahead of tropical storm Pabuk which is set to bring heavy rains, wind, and large waves of up to 7 metres.