Rescuers help locals after flash flood in Sentani, Indonesia (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)

Indonesia issues emergency state due to serious floods in Papua

Indonesia has issued a 14-day state of emergency to cope with the heavy consequences of flash floods and landslide triggered by torrential rain in the eastern province of Papua, as fatalities have climbed to 77 on March 18. 
National Highway 1A  was under floodwater in Tuy An district, Phu Yen province on November 26 (Photo: SGGP)

Torrential rain drenches central region in aftermath of typhoon Usagi

Central provinces from Thua Thien-Hue to Phu Yen continue seeing medium to heavy rainfall in the aftermath of typhoon Usagi, which has degraded into a low pressure zone after making landfall in southern Vietnam on November 25, reported National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.