Northern mountainous provinces inundated with flooding downpours

According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, heavy rainfall from an impact of low- pressure trough yesterday poured in the Northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Thai Nguyen, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Cao Bang and Bac Kan. 

Northern mountainous provinces inundated with flooding downpours

Extreme heavy rains triggered serious flooding and landslide in high- lying districts of Yen Bai province.

The weather agency continues issuing risks of flash flood, cyclone, hail, thunderstorm, downpour and violent wind until July 25. 

Meanwhile, the Central region is forecast to suffer an extreme scorching temperature of 39 degrees Celsius during this week. 

Amid the complicated weather following a long- lasting heat period, the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control asked flood- hit localities to absolutely ensure reservoir safety in this year’s flooding and rainy season.

By staff writers- Translated by Huyen Huong

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