Torrential rains continue covering Quang Nam, Phu Yen and Dak Lak

Because of strong operation of the east monsoon and cold front, the provinces of Quang Nam, Phu Yen and Dak Lak continue suffering heavy rains on the large scale today. 
The weather news was issued by the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center. 

Additionally, flashflood and landslide are warned to occur in the mountainous regions, especially in districts of Dong Giang, Tay Giang, Bac Tra My, Nam Tra My, Tien Phuoc, Que Son, Hiep Duc and Dai Loc (Quang Nam); Hinh River (Phu Yen); M’Drak (Dak Lak). 

Long- lasting heavy rain in recent days has caused unsafety for the local reservoirs. 

In next 12 hours, water level in river systems of Quang Nam and Thua Thien- Hue will continue rising rapidly while water level in rivers of Quang Ngai and Binh Dinh will drop down. 

Flood water level on Bo River at Phu Oc station, Huong River at Kim Long station, Vu Gia River at Ai Nghia station, Thu Bon River at Cau Lau station and Hoi An station is estimated to be respectively up to 3.3 meters, 1.9 meters, 8.2 meters, 2.4 meters and 1.2 meters in case of local hydropower reservoirs release water. 

Local rivers in Quang Ngai are alerted at over level 1. 

In next 12- 24 hours, torrential rains will continue covering over the provinces from Quang Binh to Quang Ngai; in parallel, flood level in rivers of Quang Binh and Quang Tri is expected to rise rapidly. 

Flashflood and landslide are warned to happen in the mountainous regions, especially in districts of Dong Giang, Tay Giang, Bac Tra My, Nam Tra My, Tien Phuoc, Que Son, Hiep Duc and Dai Loc (Quang Nam); Hinh River (Phu Yen); M’Drak (Dak Lak), Huong Hoa and Dakrong (Quang Tri); Nam Dong and A Luoi (Thua Thien- Hue); Dong Giang, Tay Giang, Bac Tra My, Nam Tra My, Phuoc Son, Hiep Duc, Que Son (Quang Nam).

Flashflood is going to threaten districts of Phu Loc, Phu Vang, Huong Tra, Hue city (Thua Thien- Hue), Nui Thanh and Tam Ky city (Quang Nam). 



BY TRAN VU- Translated by Huyen Huong

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