VOV.VN - Over 4,200 cases of dengue fever with 217 separate outbreaks have been reported in the south-central province of Binh Dinh since the beginning of the year, according to the Binh Dinh Centre for Disease Control.
The recent abnormal weather conditions have indicated that natural disasters will be unpredictable in the time ahead, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
VOV.VN - The beautiful landscapes of the rainy season in the northwestern region have been attracting many adventurous nature lovers.
It’s not uncommon to see Ho Chi Minh City resident throwing garbage into sewers, chocking them off during heavy downpours and causing chronic floods during rainy season.
Several streets in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8 have become severely degraded, posing a threat to commuter safety during the rainy season.
Hanoi’s agro-forestry-aquaculture production value surpassed VND18.6 trillion (about US$818.4 million) in the two first quarters of this year, up 2.85% against the same period last year, heard a conference on July 19.
The HCM City People’s Committee has instructed district leaders to monitor preventive action taken against dengue fever and Zika as the southern region enters the rainy season.
An overpowering smell keeps attacking the senses of thousands of people in Ho Chi Minh City, with no end in sight.
The southern central province of Khanh Hoa has recorded 3,430 dengue fever cases since the outset of 2016, shooting up 132 percent from a year earlier.
The fairy scene of the terraced fields in Hoang Su Phi is a worthy gift for tourists who overcome a long road full of obstacles.
The health sector warned provinces and cities nationwide to be extra vigilant against dengue fever as risk of the return of the disease is high in rainy season, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
The extreme heat being experienced in the southern Vietnamese provinces is forecast to continue until early June and is expected to be followed by violent storms, as the region shifts from being influenced by the El Nino phenomenon to the La Nina.
Scientists from the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting have estimated that the 2014-2016 El Nino is expected to be as serious as the 1997-1998, and it could become one of the longest warming events ever (up to 20 months).
By the time we arrived at Bau Sau (the Crocodile Lake) in Cat Tien National Park of Dong Nai Province, we had already spent a remarkable morning trekking through 15km of rainy jungle.
A large reservoir that supplies water for Ho Chi Minh City and nearby provinces has seen its water level falling rapidly, signaling a possible severe shortage for the whole region, experts said.
The northern region has been warned to brace for heavy rainfalls during July, the peak month of the rainy season.
The central province of Thua Thien Hue has invested VND49 billion from the state budget in a project to prevent coastal erosion and ensure safety for people in Hai Duong commune, Huong Tra town.
The number of people suffering from pink-eye disease (conjunctivitis) has increased rapidly in many localities in Vietnam due to the rainy season.
(VOV) - Between 2 and 3 tropical storms or depressions are expected to hit the East Sea in September, of which 1-2 will affect Vietnam, according to weather experts.
(VOV) - As the scorching months of summer slid by, sticky and humid in the Center of Vietnam, I looked forward to cooler temperatures and the relief of the monsoon rains.