VOV.VN - The administration of Lai Chau province has been hard at work to deal with the enormous recovery efforts needed following the recent wave of devastating floods.
VOV.VN - A prolonged period of heavy rain has triggered severe flooding in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai during the past 24 hours, resulting in plenty of roads becoming impassable for local residents.
The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and local governments to prepare for flooding as a result of heavy downpours in the northern region in the coming days.
VOV.VN - Hanoi was forced to endure a severe downpour on the morning of July 3, marking a brief pause to the recent hot spell and making the air cooler, although the rain did cause some issues for commuters on their morning drive to work and school.
Dr. Dang Vu Trong, technical director at Canada-based SNF Group, has proposed using Drag Reduction Polymer (DRP) to reduce flooding in HCM City.
A delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by Standing Deputy Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Tran Luu Quang have paid visits to Thailand and Malaysia to learn experience in development of smart cities and prevention of flooding and traffic jams.
VOV.VN - An array of torrential rain and flooding battered the south-central province of Phu Yen throughout the afternoon of November 10 as a result of the impact of typhoon Nakri.
Some Vietnamese scientists believe the finding that Vietnam’s Mekong Delta will be under water by 2050 is reliable, and that Vietnam needs to be more active in implementing measures to delay subsidence and fight floods.
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.
High tides, dykes and land subsidence are causing serious flooding in urban areas in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta region, according to Nguyen Huu Thien, an expert on the Delta's ecosystem.
VOV.VN - Local residents throughout Ho Chi Minh City struggled to cope with high tides on September 30, the highest to hit the southern metropolis since the beginning of the year.
VOV.VN - People throughout the north of the country were forced to endure a prolonged period of heavy downpours from September 9 to 10, resulting in rising water levels which caused severe difficulties in the daily lives of residents.
VOV.VN - Heavy rain and extreme weather have left several homes in Huong Khe district in the central province of Ha Tinh submerged in floodwaters, causing the local traffic system throughout the region to be disrupted in the process.
VOV.VN - Local residents in the mountainous district of Huong Hoa in the central province of Quang Tri suffered from a prolonged period of heavy downpours from September 3 to 4, resulting in rising water levels and causing severe difficulties for the lives of local residents.
Ho Chi Minh City plans to spend hundreds of billions of VND on building more than 100 reservoirs to store rainwater and control flooding by 2020 under a flood-control programme.
VOV.VN - The recent levels of torrential rain and flooding which have devastated parts of the Central Highlands region and left 10 dead have been the worst to hit the area since September 2009.
Authorities in Phu Quoc said the island must find a permanent solution to its flooding problem after it experienced the worst flooding in its history this month.
VOV.VN - Heavy rain and flooding in the provinces of Dak Nong, Dak Lak, Dong Nai, and Lam Dong over the past few days have claimed 10 lives, submerged nearly 3,900 homes, and forced more than 1,400 residents to evacuate.
Recent heavy rains in the southern province of Dong Nai have claimed two lives and caused economic losses totaling hundreds of billion VND.
The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center issued a back- to- back heatwave warning in the Northern and Central regions in this weekend and the next week.