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.
Activities of organisations like the Vietnam-US Society (VUS) and the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) have proved effective in healing the wounds of war, Vice President of the Vietnam Union for Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Ambassador Nguyen Tam Chien has said.
VOV.VN -An array of heavy hail showers as well as a tornado have hit Dien Bien province, leaving one person missing and destroying 255 homes in the process, according to local officials.
VOV.VN - Over the past two days, a series of heavy hail showers accompanied by destructive whirlwinds have damaged houses and subsidiary crops across the northern mountainous provinces of Son La and Yen Bai.
VOV.VN - Residents of the province of Dien Bien were awaken on March 17 by a terrifying storm with high wind gusts, rain and hail leaving many homes without roofs and tree limbs protruding through others.
Tourists to the mountainous town of Sapa in the border province of Lao Cai saw showers combined with hail for 10 minutes on the morning of April 4. The hailstones had a diameter ranging between 0.5-1cm.