Heavy rains & cyclone blow away roofs of houses in Ha Tinh

A heavy rain accompanied with cyclone and strong winds appeared in Huong Son, Vu Quang, Huong Khe district of Ha Tinh province on May 3.

Strong winds destroyed roofs of houses and incoming harvesting plants.(Photo:Sggp)

The strong wind yesterday injured a person, blew away the roofs of 154 houses, and destroyed over 165 hectares of maize crops.

Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Vu Quang district Pham Quoc Thanh reported that the 30 minute heavy rain in Vu Quang, Huong Son district injured three people and uprooted the roofs of houses.

At present, authority and localities have mobilized functional forces to help residents repair their houses and clean uprooted along roads after heavy rains. Strong winds caused electricity power cut over wide areas.

At that time, another heavy rain accompanied with cyclone blew away the roofs of 200 houses in Huong Giang, Huong Thuy, Gia Pho commune of Huong Khe district.

Moreover, a hail and cyclone occurred in Dai Hung commune of Dai Loc district in Quang Nam province at 2pm yesterday which destroyed hectares of incoming harvesting vegetables and plants.

Sharing with reporter of Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper, Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Dai Hung commune of Dai Loc district Tang Tan Tinh said that the committee required the localities to send a damage report as soon as possible.

By staff writers- Translated by Huyen Huong

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