Southern provinces brace for heavy rain caused by intertropical convergence zone

Southern provinces brace for heavy rain caused by intertropical convergence zone

According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the intertropical convergence zone with an axis passing through the South Central Coast connects with a low-pressure area in the East Sea moving inland, so there will be moderate rain, heavy rain, downpours, and thunderstorms in the areas from Da Nang City to Binh Thuan Province, the Central Highlands, and the South from September 19 to September 21.
Tens of thousands of houses are submerged underwater after heavy flooding in Le Thuy District in Quang Binh Province. Fishermen of fishing villages in Ngu Thuy Commune sail their boats to rescue local people.

People nationwide extends solidarity with flood victims

Consecutive storms with heavy rains causing serious floods and landslides have hit the central region. As of October 24 evening, the natural disaster killed 119 lives, and left 21 others missing, destroyed thousands of houses and caused a big loss of property of local residents.
Heavy rains claim more than 100 lives in central Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

RoK provides US$300,000 for Vietnamese flood-hit people

The government of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has decided to provide a humanitarian aid package worth US$300,000 for Vietnam to help it overcome consequences of recent floods in its central region, the RoK's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on October 22.
A corner of Tan Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district

Quang Binh swamped by floodwaters

Heavy rains on the large scale in the North Central region from September 1-4 have showed no sign of abating, swelling rivers and unleashing floodwater to overflow into thousands of houses in Quang Binh province.