Over 50 houses blew away roofs due to whirlwind in Bac Lieu province

Chairman Doan Van Gia of Phuoc Long town’s People’s Committee in the Mekong delta province of Bac Lieu said after a heavy rain, a whirlwind occurred in the town yesterday and blew away the roofs of 50 houses.

whirlwind blews away roofs of 50 houses in Bac Lieu province -SGGP

whirlwind blews away roofs of 50 houses in Bac Lieu province -SGGP

Of which, seven houses collapsed completely and it uprooted dozens of roofs of other houses. Besides, trees were fallen causing traffic congestion on the same day.

Whirlwind damaged local people’s vegetables, rice and fruits and industrial trees.

Fortunately, no one injured due to whirlwind

Local authorities visited effected-families and helped them overcome the difficulties. The authorities called also for the support from sponsors, enterprises in the district, helping local people return to stable life.

NGOC CHANH –Translated by Van Ha ​

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