16,000 houses inundated by heavy rain in central localities

08:17 26/10/2021

Over 16,000 houses throughout the central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai were left submerged on October 24, while many local roads were blocked by flooding and landslides.

Torrential rain between October 22 and October 24 forces thousands of local people in the central region to be evacuated from areas which are at high risk of flooding, landslides, and collapse. Photographed is the ancient town of Hoi An flooded at the weekend.

Torrential rain between October 22 and October 24 forces thousands of local people in the central region to be evacuated from areas which are at high risk of flooding, landslides, and collapse. Photographed is the ancient town of Hoi An flooded at the weekend.

A shipper struggles to travel amid flooding in the region causing his motorbike to break down.

A shipper struggles to travel amid flooding in the region causing his motorbike to break down.

As many as 2,535 residents of Quang Nam province are evacuated to safe areas in order to avoid the impact of the flooding.

As many as 2,535 residents of Quang Nam province are evacuated to safe areas in order to avoid the impact of the flooding.

Residents seek ways to purchase food amid flooding on October 24.

Residents seek ways to purchase food amid flooding on October 24.

Locals in Hoi An city make use of boats as they travel to low-lying areas.

Locals in Hoi An city make use of boats as they travel to low-lying areas.

Residents of Quang Nam province are quick to move all of their valuable property to higher ground due to fears relating to the damaging impact of floodwater.

Residents of Quang Nam province are quick to move all of their valuable property to higher ground due to fears relating to the damaging impact of floodwater.

Approximately 5,373 houses are left submerged in Quang Nam province, causing the live of residents to be turned upside down.

Approximately 5,373 houses are left submerged in Quang Nam province, causing the live of residents to be turned upside down.

Heavy downpours make roads throughout Quang Nam province impassable.

Heavy downpours make roads throughout Quang Nam province impassable.

A section railway is disrupted due to flooding on October 24.

A section railway is disrupted due to flooding on October 24.

Heavy rain over the past three days has badly impacted local people. Roads are left submerged in deep water and vehicles are unable to travel through the difficult conditions.

Heavy rain over the past three days has badly impacted local people. Roads are left submerged in deep water and vehicles are unable to travel through the difficult conditions.

Roughly 11,038 houses in Quang Ngai province are flooded, with as many as 4,541 residents evacuated to safe areas.

Roughly 11,038 houses in Quang Ngai province are flooded, with as many as 4,541 residents evacuated to safe areas.

Floodwater blocks many important roads in the area.

Floodwater blocks many important roads in the area.

A road in the mountainous area of Quang Ngai province is left blocked amid landslides.

A road in the mountainous area of Quang Ngai province is left blocked amid landslides.
VOV/Photos: VTC