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.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung inspected a coastal dyke in Tan Thanh commune, Go Cong Dong district, one of the landslide hotspots in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang, on September 27.
Vietnam has more than 10,200 sites prone to landslide risks located in ten northern mountainous localities, according to the Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.
VOV.VN -Due to a mixture of cold air and the impact of the ninth typhoon of the season in the East Sea, torrential rain will hit the central highland province of Lam Dong, causing landslides, flashfloods and severe flooding, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
The northernmost province of Ha Giang is summoning efforts to deal with the heavy consequences of a flash flood that has killed at least one person and devastated vast areas of property in Quang Binh district on October 22.
VOV.VN - Typhoon Mangkhut is forecast to weaken into a tropical depression over September 17, but will still cause heavy downpours in many areas in northern and southern Vietnam, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on September 11 sent his sympathy to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe over the human and property losses caused by a major earthquake and subsequent landslide in Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on September 6.
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.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will relocate 9,400 households with more than 37,000 members living along rivers and canals by 2030 to ensure their and waterway safety and sanitation, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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.
Chairman of the People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh Nguyen Van Quang has ordered authorities of Ky Son district to arrange a resettlement area for residents whose houses have been vulnerable to landslides on Road 445.
Nearly 40 houses in Luc Yen district in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai were damaged due to torrential rains on August 6-7.
VOV.VN - The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting predicts that one or more tropical low pressure systems with storm potential to hit the East Sea and affect the mainland in August.
VOV.VN - Three houses collapsed after a landslide triggered by prolonged torrential rains at Rac Ray Hamlet, Luong Thong commune, Thong Nong district, northern Cao Bang province on July 30.
VOV.VN - Heavy downpours on July 28 increased the risks of flashfloods and landslides in many areas of northern localities such as Yen Bai, Phu Tho and Hoa Binh.
VOV.VN - Five houses collapsed after a severe landslide occurred in Hamlet 5, Loc Thanh commune, Bao Lam district, Central Highlands’ Lam Dong province on July 23.
The northern mountainous province of Dien Bien has around 660 households living in areas vulnerable to landslides and flash floods, according to statistics of localities in the province.
VOV.VN - Storm Son Tinh has weakened to a low pressure system but widespread rain continues to fall in the central province of Nghe An, causing severe flooding and leaving many communes isolated.
VOV.VN - The northern mountainous province of Lai Chau is likely to suffer from further flooding while the locality is still in the process of implementing measures to overcome the consequences of the recent floods and search for missing people.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) has sent the second batch of urgent aid worth over VND870 million (US$37,900) to victims of recent floods and landslides in the two northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang.