I guess I am really bad at predicting. But so are CNN and all the other news outlets that led me to believe that I would experience the most extreme storm in my whole life today. Yesterday I predicted that I the Super Typhoon Haiyan would arrive very soon and that I most likely would not be able to communicate for a couple of days or a week.
The curiousity almost killed me after getting up early in the morning. When will the storm arrive? How hard will it hit Hue? What is going to happen?
There really isn’t much to report. Apart from light rain the first half of the day, everything remained uneventful. Around 2PM the rain started to get stronger and it even brought some wind with it. However, by 4PM the situation had cooled down again. According to CNN, Wunderground and other sources of information the storm changed its direction, remained to rampage on the water and passed by Hue. According to the latest news, it looks like the Typhoon is going to make landfall in northern Vietnam and will bring heavy rainfalls to Hanoi. The speed of the storm will have lowered severely by then and only amount the power of a usual tropical storm.
So, its all-clear. There is no reason to worry anymore. Thank you to all the people that expressed their concerns and reminded me to stay safe. I really appreciate it. Tomorrow I will continue on my way to the south of Vietnam, which hopefully will lead to more interesting articles and stories. See you then!
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