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Tropical depression heads towards East Sea

Tropical depression heads towards East Sea

VOV.VN - The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting announced on November 24 that a tropical depression has formed in the eastern sea area south of the Philippines and is heading towards the East Sea.

New cold wave to hit northern region

New cold wave to hit northern region

People in the northern localities are bracing for another cold spell accompanied with scattered rainfall from November 1, according to the Central Hydro-meteorological Forecast Centre.

Indonesia: landslides, flash floods claim 10 lives

Indonesia: landslides, flash floods claim 10 lives

At least 10 people were killed after landslides and flash floods hit the Indonesian province of West Java on September 20-21, according to Indonesia’s National Agency for Disaster Management.

Third tropical storm expected

Third tropical storm expected

The tropical storm, which developed from a low-pressure system yesterday afternoon near the East Sea, will bring torrential rains with rainfall up to 500mm for localities in the north and central region from this afternoon until August 20.

Vietnam eyes ending flooding in urban centres by 2050

Vietnam eyes ending flooding in urban centres by 2050

The Prime Minister has approved the amended decision on the development of drainage in Vietnam’s urban centres and industrial parks up to 2025 and a vision towards 2050, with the aim that urban centres will be free of flooding by 2050.

Thousands flee as floods ravage northern Philippines

Nearly 3,200 residents in the northern Philippines were forced to evacuate as floods inundated the region spurred by heavy monsoon rains, said the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on July 20.

Tropical storm Sinlaku hits Phu Yen province

Tropical storm Sinlaku hits Phu Yen province

(VOV) - Tropical storm No4 Sinlaku made landfall in Tuy Hoa city in the central coastal province of Phu Yen on November 29 evening, and then weakened into a tropical low-pressure system.

PM approves advance investment for evacuation projects

PM approves advance investment for evacuation projects

The Prime Minister (PM) has approved an advance of VND239 billion (US$11.1 million) from the state budget for the implementation of projects on evacuating residents from areas vulnerable to natural disasters in 2014.

Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into northern provinces

Typhoon Kalmaegi slams into northern provinces

(VOV) - Category 10 tropical storm Kalmaegi made landfall in Quang Ninh and Haiphong on September 16 with sustained wind speeds in excess of 118km/h, uprooting big trees and ripping off house roofs.