Thousands of hectares of farming crops submerged in floodwater because of floodwater from the swollen Red River (Photo: SGGP)

Heavy rains, floodwater release swells Red River

Long lasting heavy rainfalls have forced Son La and Hoa Binh hydropower reservoirs in the Da River and Tuyen Quang reservoir in the Na Hang river to release floodwater on Saturday, much swelling the Red River in the northern region.