Vietnam Airlines and Jetstar Pacific this morning sent information to their passengers that they should avoid areas of ongoing flooding and landslides to reach the airport and confirmed that weather condition was not affect flight plan.
Deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has approved the hire of giant pumping machines to cope with flooding at Nguyen Huu Canh street, District 1 in accordance with conclusions by the standing board of the city’s Party Committee and People’s Committee.
Fast urbanization and planning weaknesses have put HCMC in front of many challenges in traffic, environmental hygiene and flooding, said deputy chairman of HCMC People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen yesterday.
Water levels on Mekong River continue to rise quickly due to high tides. It was measured at 3.89m at Tan Chau Station yesterday, 3.5m at Chau Doc Station on Hau River, issued the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) yesterday issued in the next three days, water levels on Mekong River will continue to recede due to low tides and then rising up later on.
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in Phung Hiep District in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang said that flood water from the upstream has threatened 7,500 - hectare sugar cane fields.