A corner of Tan Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district

Quang Binh swamped by floodwaters

Heavy rains on the large scale in the North Central region from September 1-4 have showed no sign of abating, swelling rivers and unleashing floodwater to overflow into thousands of houses in Quang Binh province.


Vehicles drive through floodwater on a highway near Kyauktaw township in Myanmar's Rakhine state (Source: www.mmtimes.com)

Myanmar: Thousands forced to flee by floods

Floods hit eight regions and states in Myanmar recently as a result of heavy rains, forcing at least 9,420 households to evacuate, the Myanmar Disaster Management Department announced on July 25.
Many vehicles suffer from engine failure in the water.

Floodwater raising in central region

A long- lasting heavy rains suddenly drenched provinces and cities from Nghe An to Phu Yen with an average rainfall of 100- 150 mm on December 7-9, according to the latest weather news from the mid- central region’s hydrology meteorology forecast center.
North to experience heavy rains till August 31

North to experience heavy rains till August 31

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting yesterday afternoon said tonight (August 28) to August 31, the northern region and the provinces from Thanh Hoa to Nghe An are forecast to experience heavy rains.
Kontum: 70 households moved to safer places

Kontum: 70 households moved to safer places

Deputy Chairman of the central highlands province of Kon Tum’s Tu Mo Rong district Vuong Van Muoi said prolonged heavy rains hitting the district for the past days caused landslides at Te Xang and Tu Mo Rong communes.