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.
According to the Vietnam Natural Disaster Management Authority, non-stop heavy rains from the morning to the afternoon of May 23 in the northern region have flooded the suburbs of Hanoi and northern provinces such as Thai Nguyen, and Vinh Phuc.
A landslide following heavy rains in the morning of November 30 has blocked a section of the National Highway 27C running through Lac Duong District’s Da Chais Commune in Lam Dong Province and separated the two resort towns of Da Lat and Nha Trang.
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.
On the evening of November 12, Chairman of the Ward 10 People’s Committee, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province said the city had to promptly relocate 7 households with over 25 people, including tourists staying at local hotels due to sudden landslides.
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.
At least three people have been initially killed and five are missing in the Central provinces of Nghe An, Quang Binh, Quang Ninh and Thua Thien - Hue after torrential rainfall-induced landslides and flooding in recent days.
A severe landslide occurred in a local ferry pier in Binh Minh Town’s Thanh Phuoc Ward in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on February 14 (on the 3rd day of the first lunar month), sweeping six houses into the Hau River.
Phuoc Loc is the most affected commune in Phuoc Son District, Quang Nam Province as recent storms bringing landslides and flash floods left 13 people dead and missing, damaged traffic infrastructure, buried and isolated tens of households for the past 15 days.