VOV.VN -Torrential rain over the past few days has triggered flash floods and landslides across northern mountainous provinces, killing six local people, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh on January 6 extended sympathies to Indonesian Minister for Foreign Affairs Retno Marsudi over recent flooding triggered by heavy rains in West Java.
Party, State, Government and National Assembly leaders have extended their sincere and deep sympathies to leaders and people of Laos, especially the administrations and locals in flood-hit areas, over the losses caused by the recent devastating disaster.
At least four people were killed and eight others remain missing in central provinces after torrential rains brought by a tropical depression have stricken the region over the past few days.
The European Union (EU) on August 28 granted 100,000 EUR as relief aid to local residents effected by severe floods earlier this month in Central Highlands and Mekong Delta provinces.
VOV.VN - The standing office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has issued an urgent telegram to relevant ministries and media agencies regarding the need to take drastic measures in order to cope with heavy rain and flash floods in the central highlands provinces.
Heavy downpours in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang from July 13 night to the next day submerged 918 local houses, said the office of the provincial steering committee on disaster response, search and rescue.
There is a high risk of drought in the central and south-central coastal provinces as the dry season is forecast to extend to August and even September of 2019, according to Hoang Phuc Lam, Deputy Director of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
The Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked ministries, sectors and localities to continue implementing measures to overcome consequences of rains and floods caused by Typhoon Mun, ensuring the safety of dams.
Downpour and floods since June 23 left one person dead and three others missing in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau as of 6am of June 25, said the Office of the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Natural calamities left four dead and missing nationwide from June 1-3, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control reported.
As of May 29, floods, whirlwinds, and landslides in Vietnam’s northern region killed two people and injured two others, while causing heavy property losses, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
The annual flooding in the Mekong Delta has damaged more than 2,000ha of rice this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Directorate of Water Resources.
Torrential rains on October 22 caused big damage to residents’ properties agriculture and infrastructure works in several communes in the northern mountainous provinces of Lao Cai and Ha Giang.
Floods and landslides in northern mountainous and central provinces have killed 15 people and left four missing, along with heavy losses in property, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
VOV.VN - Heavy downpours on September 2 caused a series of damaging landslides and severe floods leading to traffic congestion in several areas of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau.
VOV.VN - On August 31, widespread torrential rains in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien flooded many areas and forced local residents to pack up their belongings and evacuate their homes during the night.
VOV.VN - Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains over the past two days have caused serious damage in the north and central provinces of Son La, Hoa Binh, Dien Bien and Thanh Hoa.
Prolonged, heavy torrential rains in the northern mountainous province of Son La from August 28-29 have caused flash floods and serious landslides in the locality.
VOV.VN - Flashfloods triggered by overnight torrential rains from August 27 to the morning of August 28 left many roads blocked and inundated 80ha of paddy rice and 15ha of fish ponds in the district of Tua Chua in northern Dien Bien province with estimated losses of around VND2 billion.