Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked sectors and localities to devise plans coping with each kind of natural disasters.
Heavy rains and whirlwinds killed one person and injured eight others in the northern midland province of Phu Tho from May 8 night to early May 9.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries and localities to keep a close watch on weather developments and take measures to deal with the consequences of downpours, whirlwinds, lightning and hail.
Floods following downpours, along with gale and lightning, killed four and caused heavy losses in many central localities from October 14 to 16, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Storm Wipha weakened into a tropical depression on Saturday after making landfall in Quang Ninh Province Friday night with winds of up to 75kph.
Rains continue to pour down in the southern provinces of Ca Mau and Kien Giang due to the impact of Storm Pabuk, although it is now heading away towards the Gulf of Thailand.
VOV.VN - Seven people have died and hundreds of houses have collapsed in devastating floods and downpours which have hit Muong Lat province in recent days.
Storm Bebinca, the fourth of its kind hitting the country this year, will result in downpours in northern and north central regions from the night of August 15 to August 17.
VOV.VN - Heavy rains and floods have damaged at least 11 houses in Luc Yen district in the northern province of Yen Bai on August 7.
VOV.VN - North and north-central provinces have experienced widespread heavy rains and thunderstorm as from the night of July 24 due to the impact of a tropical depression, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - Several days after the downpours, hundreds of households in Hanoi’s outlying district of Chuong My are still facing severe flooding.
Flash floods and landslides triggered by downpours in the past days had left 19 dead, 11 missing and 12 injured in the northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang by 16:00 on June 26.
Seven dams and reservoirs in Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces have begun releasing water as the central region experiences torrential downpours.
VOV.VN - Serious landslides have occurred in Hoang Lien Son mountain pass, part of National Highway 4D in recent days after torrential rains and floods, causing severe traffic congestion.
VOV.VN - On April 4, President Tran Dai Quang sent messages of condolences to his Colombian and Peruvian counterparts Juan Manual Santos Calderon and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over the great losses of lives and property caused by recent landslides and downpours.
Twelve provinces across Vietnam have requested emergency rice supply from the central government in order to assist disaster-struck residents ahead of the Lunar New Year.
At least two people were killed in their sleep as a landslide swallowed six houses in the resort town Nha Trang in central Vietnam early on December 20.
Ho Chi Minh City is set to begin implementing two projects worth over VND21 trillion (US$944.7 million) for flood control and sewage management in the near future.
Downpours, triggered by an intertropical convergence zone across the north of Vietnam since August 13, have taken their toll in some provinces.