149 students in mountainous commune moved due to flash floods

A flash flood occurred last night September 17 and early September 18 in Yen Tinh Commune, Tuong Duong District in the central province of Nghe An.

149 students in mountainous commune moved due to flash floods

Hundreds of students and teachers had to move out of the area, said Yen Tinh Commune’s Chairman Vi Van Khiem.

Chairman Khiem said yesterday heavy rains hit the commune, bringing water levels to rise quickly. 149 students at Yen Tinh Ethnic Minority Boarding Secondary School were moved out of the dangerous areas early September 18.

8 classrooms were inundated from 1.5 to 2m, damaging all tables and books.

Flash floods were destroyed 28 houses and many areas were isolated.

Some photos were shot by SGGP at Yen Tinh secondary school after flash floods hit the commune:

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DUY CUONG-Translated by V.Ha

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