Torrential rains and floods from October 20 to 26 destroyed many roads in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang, severely affecting transport and local people’s lives.
Typhoon Mangkhut is forecast to weaken into a tropical depression over September 17, but will still cause heavy downpours in many areas in northern and southern Vietnam, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF).
Despite great efforts taken by Ho Chi Minh City’s authorities to fight flooding, many flood-control projects have been delayed by administrative procedures.
PSNews – The Provincial Police of Thanh Hoa deployed forces during the recent vacation days to various localities to help people overcome aftermath of the recent flooding.
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has sent his sympathies to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc over the great losses in human lives and property caused by floods and landslide in Vietnam’s northern provinces.
Hanoi is working to address the aftermath of floods after heavy rain in many outlying districts last week.
Statistics provided by several northern and north central provinces show that by July 24, torrential rains, floods, and landslides left 29 people dead, five others missing, and 26 injured.
PSNews- The latest report from the Provincial People’s Committee of Yen Bai, by August 9, the floods in Mu Cang Chai had caused 6 deaths, 8 other missing and injured 9 other people, ruined 61 houses and left 60 families with 342 residents homeless.
More lakes in Hanoi have been filled for housing, while the construction of proper water drainage systems has not received sufficient attention, which has caused more serious floods for the city after downpours.
More 250 people were killed by natural disasters throughout Vietnam in 2016, the government said in a recent announcement.
Nearly two weeks have passed since the particularly devastating heavy downpour and the floods that followed in the Central Highlands.
PSNews-Nearly 200 officers managed to save dozens of fishing trawlers and aquaculture cages stuck near Thien Chanh Bridge, Tam Quan Bac commune, Hoai Nhon district, Binh Dinh province.