Torrential rains brought by a tropical low pressure system on October 10 and 11 triggered floods in the northern province of Yen Bai, which caused 16 people dead and missing as of 13:00 pm on October 11.
The death toll in northern mountainous provinces and part of the central region during widespread floods caused by torrential rains on October 10 and 11 climbed to 29 people as of 5 pm on October 11.
VOV.VN - Floods triggered by heavy rains have left 28 dead and missing in Yen Bai, Son La and Thanh Hoa provinces, according to local officials.
Torrential rains are forecast to continue plaguing the northern region after flooding Ha Giang, Bac Kan and Tuyen Quang provinces over the past several days, affecting people’s lives and blocking traffic for hours.
The Vietnam Red Cross (VRC) on August 23 received US$50,000 donated by the Red Cross Society of China (IFRC) to support people in the northern mountainous region affected by recent torrential rains and floods.
VOV.VN - Torrential rains over the last few days have caused serious landslides and floods in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered authorities of northern mountainous provinces along with relevant agencies and ministries to augment efforts in response to torrential rains and floods wreaking havoc in the region over the last few days.
Strong winds, torrential rain and lightning in the northern province of Ha Giang’s Hoang Su Phi district killed one man and damaged property in the district.
Torrential rains and landslides in recent days in northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Thai Nguyen and Hoa Binh have claimed 12 lives and left one missing.
Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains since June 19 have killed six persons in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.
Ministries, agencies and administrations of central provinces have been requested to work harder to deal with the widespread flooding which has left heavy consequences in the central region.
Torrential rainfall triggered by the storm Tokage, measuring 200-400mm, is predicted to hit the central coastal provinces stretching from Danang to Khanh Hoa between November 30 and December 2.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung asked local and central agencies, and localities to make all-out effort to deal with typhoon Sarika, which entered the East Sea on October 16 as the seventh storm this year.
Torrential rains and whirlwinds taking place on October 13 and 14 have caused severe damage for residents and production in the central provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
The tropical storm, which developed from a low-pressure system yesterday afternoon near the East Sea, will bring torrential rains with rainfall up to 500mm for localities in the north and central region from this afternoon until August 20.
Torrential rains are likely to sweep through the northern and north central regions from August 13-18.
VOV.VN - Torrential downpours and flash floods have hit the northern province of Lao Cai, leaving 11 dead and missing.
Heavy rain-triggered flash floods killed two men in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on the night of July 1 and early July 2.
(VOV) -Storms rolled across the Ho Chi Minh City metropolitan area on October 1 with heavy rains overwhelming the city’s storm drainage system turning the streets into ponds, resulting in traffic gridlock and stranded motorbikes.
(VOV) -Typhoon Rammasun, also known as Glenda, is on a path that leads to it making landfall in Nam Dinh and Haiphong, according to the latest bulletin from the National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.