Floods hit north, south sees drought

Floods hit north, south sees drought

Floods will appear in the upstream section of the northern rivers at level 1-3m while the northern provinces of Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh will be able to suffer flash floods, issued the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting, yesterday.

Farmers in Dong Thap are taking care of the summer-fall crop (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong delta makes efforts to have 9.3 million tons of rice

Farmers in the Mekong delta have started to sow summer-fall crop with joy because price of rice rose; however, the crop might be good as expected when drought, salinity intrusion and diseases plague will badly affect the crop.

Soc Trang dredges canals as a measures to prepare for salinity intrusion (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong delta prompt salinity, drought prevention

In these days, the Mekong delta is facing drought while in the coastal provinces of Tien Giang, Kien Giang, Ben Tre intrusion of saline water threatens agricultural production and water source for daily activities.

Unseasonable rains will hit  southern and Central Highlands regions in February and March

Unseasonable rains to hit south in February and March

Although the southern and Central Highlands region have entered the drought season, the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center warned that unseasonable rains would hit the areas in February and March. 
Vietnamese wushu fighter Vo Minh Duc  (in red) (Source: vothuat.vn)

Wushu fighter finds gold for Vietnam after 16 years

Vietnam ended their title drought at the world event, winning a gold medal in sanda (combat) at the World Wushu Championships, which closed in Kazan, Russia, on October 3.
The low level of water at the Mắt Rồng Reservoir in Vân Đồn District, Quảng Ninh Province. — VNA/VNS -Nguyen Hoang

Water scarcity worries coastal province

Authorities in Quang Ninh Province are worried over a decline in water levels at major reservoirs, which have been drying up due to droughts brought on by hot weather and a lack of rain.
Workers of a coconut procesing company make products from the fruit (Photo: SGGP)

Ben Tre province short of coconut

With vast gardens of green coconut trees, Ben Tre Province in the Mekong Delta is considered the capital of coconuts in Vietnam. Yet, this year, the province is short of the fruit.