14 people are killed and two people are missing after the prolonged rainfall and flooding

Deadly flooding downpour hits Nha Trang

At least 14 people were killed and several others were confirmed missing after a spell of prolonged flooding downpour and landslide in city of Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa province yesterday. 
(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Flights from/ to Cam Ranh still operate as usual

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. 
The pumping machine system in Nguyen Huu Canh street (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC approves hire of pumping machines to cope with street flooding

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.

HCMC Party Chief Nguyen Thien Nhan attends in canal cleanup in Binh Thanh district (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC launches anti-littering campaign

The standing board of Vietnam Fatherland Front in HCMC yesterday launched the campaign “HCMC residents do not litter in roads and canals for a clean city and flooding reduction.”

Students in An Giang province go to school on flood season Photo: SGGP

Mekong provinces warned about floods in end-September

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.
Mekong water levels to peak at 4.05m on Sept 25: NCHMF

Mekong water levels to peak at 4.05m on Sept 25: NCHMF

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.
Heavy rain floods Dalat City  ​

Heavy rain floods Dalat City ​

A heavy rain which occurred late afternoon yesterday September 14 in the central highlands city of Dalat flooded many main streets and houses.