Typhoon No. 9: every minute update on VTV's digital platforms and channels

by Hồng Quân27 October 2020 Last updated at 12:00 PM

VTV.vn - In face of the complicated and dangerous developments of typhoon No. 9 (Molave), Vietnam Television will constantly provide the latest information on digital platforms and on TV.

Molave is rated as the most dangerous typhoon since the beginning of the season to date with the disaster risk reaching category 4, just after the category 5 which is the peak.

In the complex and urgent situation of natural disasters, Vietnam Television will broadcast news bulletins to constantly update on the typhoon evolution.

Journalist Do Duc Hoang, Acting Head of The News Department, VTV: " It is our task to provide information continuously to the audience. The News Department has coordinated with the Vietnam Television bureaus in Vietnam's Center and the Central Highlands to dispatch reporters to all places where the typhoon is expected to make landfall such as Quang Nam, Da Nang, Binh Dinh.

Journalist Do Duc Hoang, Acting Head of The News Department, VTV

Journalist Do Duc Hoang, Acting Head of The News Department, VTV

In addition to deliver disaster information, we will also reflect the preparation and response to typhoons, the relocation of people or the protection of dams, houses and aquaculture areas. Those are useful information."

On TV, special news and reports about typhoon No. 9 will be broadcast with the duration of 10 to 15 minutes starting from 23:00pm on October 27th and continually from 1:00 to 5:00am on October 28th every hour. Then, information about typhoon No. 9 will be updated in the main news bulletins.

Emergency reports will help audiences nationwide be aware of the storm's magnitude with images of its devastation in the Philippines; compare its intensity with other strong storms; know the parameters of the storm and forecast the path and update the information so that people know what to prepare before the storm makes landfall.

In addition, during the day, 5-minute news bulletins will be broadcast continuously to give the audience the fastest and most accurate information.

Journalist Bui Hai Binh, Director of the Center for Weather Television and Disaster Warning: "We will send the most up-to-date information about this storm, its impact and danger to the audience so that people can prepare and shelter in the best and most effective way.

Of the News Department in general and the Center for Weather Television and Disaster Warning in particular, at this time, all reporters and editors must be on duty to constantly deliver the news gathered from the National Center for Weather Forecasting and the localities to the audience. We have prepared in advance and in a ready position since many days ago, so we can produce news to broadcast on such a high frequency in time.

Ms. Anh Thu, a veteran reporter with extensive experience in delivering disaster news, has also been sent to Da Nang to get the latest information.

With the knowledge and experience of reporters from the Center for Weather Television and Disaster Warning, we will bring the most up-to-date information, so that people understand the situation, avoid panic and take appropriate countermeasures".

On digital platforms, at 20:05pm on October 27th, a special program about typhoon was also livestreamed on VTV News, VTVgo, VTV Fanpage, VTV24 News Center. The latest news and photos of the storm will be delivered in this program. In addition, the storm's developments will also be broadcast live simultaneously through the digital platforms and TV.

Journalist Le Quang Minh, Director of the VTV Digital

Journalist Le Quang Minh, Director of the VTV Digital

Journalist Le Quang Minh, Director of the VTV Digital: "We are aware that this storm will be very strong, so in the current context, information is extremely necessary. In addition to producing TV news bulletins, we decided to distribute all content about the storm on digital platforms of VTV.

Currently, the digital information system is extremely important because people in the path of the storm can update information from VTV anytime and anywhere on any device.

In the live program tonight, in addition to updating the storm information in the fastest time possible, we also inform about the situation of local preparation to guide people on disaster prevention.

In addition, depending on the situation and the impact of the storm, we will have more news in accordance with the storm's development on October 28th"


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