Many areas nationwide have been left submerged in floodwater due to spells of heavy rain triggered by Storm Etau, while the central region has continued to suffer from a series of deadly landslides.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued an urgent telegram requiring that ministries, sectors, and localities focus resources on dealing with the consequences of floods and heavy rain, and coping with, storm Nangka, the seventh storm this year, and tropical depressions.
As reported earlier by the PSNews, Storm No.5 triggered heavy rains and floods in Tay Giang district, Quang Nam, on September 18, causing various damages.
PSNew - The image of Miss Universe Vietnam 2017 H’Hen Nie calling on people to buy under heavy rains in Danang city made the audiences moved.
PSNews –Hundreds of Police and Army officers and soldiers were deployed to the landslide site in Khanh hamlet, Phu Cuong commune, Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh, for rescue missions.
Early season flooding and heavy rainfall have severely damaged thousands of hectares of rice fields in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.
Many flights were delayed or unable to land at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi due to heavy rain on July 31.
Heavy downpours are expected in the northern region until June 21, with warnings of flash floods and landslides in mountainous provinces.
Floods occurred again in the central provinces of Ha Tinh and Quang Binh, due to heavy rainfall and water released from a local power plant.
Some 500 officers and 15 canoes and other vehicles have been deployed by Quang Binh Public Security Department to help people in response to floods.
A 20m high tree (locally called Xà Cừ or Khaya senegalensis) suddenly uprooted due to severe winds and fell on power cables and the roof of a bird store caused damages.
PSNews-The city of Da Lat (Lam Dong) witnessed a heavy rain with strong winds and hails on a large scale in several locations.
PSNews-The year of 2016 witnessed continuous extreme weather phenomena such as floods, droughts and cyclones, causing a great loss of $1.7 billion, according to the National Hydro - Meteorological Centre.