VOV.VN - With Typhoon Bailu likely to reach Vietnam in several days, it will be the fourth typhoon to hit the country this year, therefore let’s review the three other typhoons Vietnam has been hit with since the beginning of the year.
Authorities in Phu Quoc said the island must find a permanent solution to its flooding problem after it experienced the worst flooding in its history this month.
VOV.VN - With Typhoon Wipha being the third storm of the year to hit the nation, Hanoi suffered from a prolonged period of heavy rain, leaving many tunnels on Thang Long Avenue flooded with commuters forced to wade through floodwater on their way to work.
VOV.VN - A 10-minute series of flash floods swept through Sa Na village in Na Meo commune of Quan Son district in the central Thanh Hoa province on August 3, destroying over 30 homes in the process and leaving a number of local people missing.
Five people have died and 14 remain missing as storm Wipha brought torrential rains and strong wind to northern and north central localities for several days from August 1.
Rescuers on August 4 managed to reach Sa Na village in Na Meo commune in Quan Son district of the central Thanh Hoa province, which was isolated by floodwater from August 3 due to impacts of Wipha, the third storm hitting the country this year.
VOV.VN - As storm WIPHA spread across Quang Ninh province on the morning of August 3, Ha Long city saw little rain, with many tourists returning to Bai Chay beach in order to swim and enjoy their vacation.
VOV.VN - Storm Wipha, the third tropical storm to hit Vietnam this year, brought with it an array of rain, strong winds, and caused flooding in the northeast, north, and central regions of the country on August 2 and 3.
Storm Wipha weakened into a tropical depression on Saturday after making landfall in Quang Ninh Province Friday night with winds of up to 75kph.
VOV.VN -Co To island has seen 307 tourists become stranded as ships were requested to pause operation on August 1 by authorities in the northern province of Quang Ninh.
The Cat Bi airport in the northern port city of Hai Phong and Van Don airport in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh will be temporarily closed from 12:00 on August 2 to 12:00 on August 3 due to the approaching storm Wipha.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has announced it will cancel five flights on the route between the northern port city of Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City on August 2 due to storm Wipha, which is forecast to hit waters offshore and inland areas of northern localities from Quang Ninh to Nam Dinh on August 2 and 3.
VOV.VN - Cities and provinces across the northern region including Quang Ninh, Haiphong, and Nam Dinh, have put in place a range of safety measures in order to deal with the incoming typhoon WIPHA.