PSNews - The Hue Municipal Police Department on September 20 kicked off the "Green Sunday" program, aiming to support local people to overcome the consequences after the storm.
On September 20, the Hue Municipal Police Department mobilized nearly 500 soldiers to clean up road system within the province. As reported, many roads in the province, especially within the city were clogged with fallen trees, paralyzing traffic system.
Colonel Nguyen Viet Hoang, Head of the Hue Municipal Police Department stated that, Thua Thien-Hue province was the hardest hit locality, reporting four deaths and 92 injuries. He also shared that, soldiers and officers of the department went to all wards to support local people in overcoming the consequences of floods.
Noul unleashed heavy rain of up to 300mm in various places, submerging nearly 3,900ha of rice and subsidiary crops, 2,340ha of forest trees, 309ha of orchards, as well as 105ha of fish farms.
Statistics show central provinces had 25km of national highways eroded and damaged, mostly in Thua Thien-Hue. As many as 22,700 houses had their roofs blown off at the height of the storm. Thirty-six schools were damaged.
Noul also brought down hundreds of electric poles and tens of telecom cable systems, causing a massive blackout and disrupting Internet connections in the region.
By Linh Bui
The local police forces in collaboration with the transport, power and telecom sectors have dispatched forces to fix problems and life has gradually begun to return to normal in storm-hit areas.