VOV.VN - Whirlwinds brought down a wood processing factory in northern Vinh Phuc province on June 10, leaving three dead and 18 injured, according to provincial authorities.
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.
VOV.VN - Hundreds of houses have been severely damaged after hailstorms and whirlwinds struck the central province of Nghe An on the afternoon of April 21.
One person was killed in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang while 14 others were injured in Ha Giang and Yen Bai provinces as of 16:00 on March 3, according to the central steering committee for natural disaster prevention.
VOV.VN - Heavy downpours and whirlwinds have struck the districts of Tinh Bien, An Phu, Phu Tan, Cho Moi, and Tan Chau in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang, leaving one dead and severely damaging over 600 houses.
Vietnam recorded 224 persons dead and missing and economic losses of nearly 20 trillion VND (859.5 million USD) in natural disasters in 2018, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
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 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 - Following the passing of typhoon Pabuk, whirlwinds have accompanied widespread heavy rain which have destroyed homes and crops, greatly affecting the daily lives of residents in the southern province of Bac Lieu.
Hailstones accompanied by whirlwinds rained down on many places in Muong Khuong district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, in the early morning of April 15.
Hanoi and northern parts of the country can expect whirlwinds and hailstorms.
Torrential rains and whirlwinds taking place on October 13 and 14 have caused severe damage for residents and production in the central provinces of Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue.
Hostile weather patterns and whirlwinds claimed 18 lives and injured 24 others in Mandalay, the second largest city of Myanmar, local press said on May 5.
More than 220 people died or went missing, while damage totaled US$660 million a year due to unseasonal rains, landslides, erosion, whirlwinds and lightning between 2011 and 2015.
(VOV) - Heavy rains accompanied by whirlwinds on April 30 caused huge property losses to northern mountain provinces.
(VOV) - A 20-minute long hailstorm lashed the northwestern mountainous province of Lao Cai after midnight from 0:50 to 1:10am on March 27, damaging thousands of houses and injuring more than 30 people.
Six people were killed and 111 others were injured after whirlwinds battered the southern provinces of Binh Duong, Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, Ben Tre, and Vinh Long from July 30 to August 4.
Two people were killed and dozens of others were injured after whirlwinds battered Bac Lieu and Soc Trang provinces in the Mekong Delta on August 1.
More than 4,500 houses and offices had their roofs torn off or sustained other damage when whirlwinds and hailstorms caused by a late cold spell hit northern mountain provinces on April 20.
Whirlwinds and heavy downpours have caused major damage to property and crops in north-western provinces over the past few days.