Medium- heavy rains hit the northern region

North suffering medium- heavy rains

The northern mountainous provinces have suffered long- lasting medium- heavy rains from last night till this morning because of an influence of tropical low pressure trough and low turbulence.
Floods wash away roads and houses in Muong La district of Son La province (Photo: VNA)

Prompt actions requested to deal with flood aftermath

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered authorities of northern mountainous provinces along with relevant agencies and ministries to augment efforts in response to torrential rains and floods wreaking havoc in the region over the last few days.

33 dead & missing reported after flashflood

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention reported that the northern mountainous provinces as Yen Bai, Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Bac Can and Cao Bang suffered serious damages after the torrential rain, landslide and flashflood had suddenly occurred in the localities yesterday. 

Hot weather hits north & central region

A heat wave yesterday shouldered over the northern and central provinces with the highest daytime temperature of 35- 39 degrees Celsius, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center. 
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Downpour affects flights from/to Hanoi

A torrential rain and strong wind experienced in Hanoi last night which affected to taking off and landing of domestic and international flights.