The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting yesterday predicted heavy rain in Hanoi and the Northern region, followed by intense heat to the high of 39 degrees Celsius in both the Northern and Central areas.
The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control informed that by 8:30 a.m. on December 1, ten people have died or remained missing in floods and torrential rains in the South-Central and Central Highlands regions, including three people in Binh Dinh, six in Phu Yen and one person in Kon Tum.
Due to the influence of the cold air front combined with high-altitude disturbances of the prevailing wind, from November 14 and 15, there will be moderate, heavy, and torrential rains in Central Vietnam.
According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, there will be heavy and torrential rains across the country from October 31 to November 5, with anticipation of dangerous weather.
Throughout October 19, the Ba Nang Border Guard Station under the Quang Tri Province Border Guard collaborated with local authorities, Youth Union’s members and people to dredge and clean up a mass of fallen branches and mud on inter-communal roads, waterlogged bridges to help smooth traffic.
On October 08, a 7-minute video surfaced on Vietnamese social media showing a large group of people getting caught in a flood trying to get back to their hometown in the Central and Northern regions on motorbikes.
The Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control informed that floodwater forced about 8,024 households with 26,407 people in the provinces from Quang Binh to Quang Nam to evacuate because torrential rains are forecast to continue in the coming days.
A delegation of the Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control yesterday inspected flood-prone localities as well as worked with leaders of the People's Committee of Binh Dinh Province on plans and measures against this year’s rainy and stormy season, tropical depressions in the East Sea.
By the evening of July 21, five people died including three kids and two people were injured when torrential rain and flash flood have been sweeping through the Northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.