Flash floods swept through the districts of Nam Nhun and Muong Te, causing many deaths, the destruction of property, and severe damage to subsidiary crops in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau.
A flash flood occurred on October 22 in Ban Ria commune, Quang Binh district, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, after long-lasting downpours, killing one man and leaving his son missing.
Flashfloods triggered by overnight torrential rains from August 2 to the morning of August 3 destroyed many houses, construction projects and bridges and ruined large areas of farmland and subsidiary crops in northern Cao Bang province.
Up to 22 people had died and nine others gone missing due to flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in northern mountainous provinces by 18:00 on June 27.
Flash floods and landslides triggered by downpours in the past days had left 19 dead, 11 missing and 12 injured in the northern mountainous provinces of Lai Chau and Ha Giang by 16:00 on June 26.