The authority of central province of Thanh Hoa said floods killed seven people; 128 houses collapsed and over 1,500 people had to move to safer places. Besides, many works and hundreds of hectares of vegetables were damaged by landslides.
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.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting issued its latest weather forecast this morning that a low-pressure system is heading to the East Sea and centers at 14.5 to 15.5 degrees north latitude, 114.7 to 115.7 degrees east longitude, 350 to 400 km from the southeast part of Hoang Sa Archipelago.
Typhoon No.3 weakened into a low pressure after making landfall in the south central provinces from Da Nang to Quang Ngai yesterday evening, announced director of the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center Hoang Duc Cuong.
Fishing vessels move safer places to avoid the typhoon.(Photo: SGGP)
Mekong Delta Provinces are fast taking precautionary measures to save residents living in landslide prone areas by relocating them to safer places, as landslide conditions have worsened in recent days from surging floodwaters and continuous heavy rainfall.