Illustrative photo:SGGP

At least 58 dead and missing due to heavy rain & flooding

The National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention said that the natural disasters of tropical heavy rain, flashflood, landslide and tropical- low depression caused 27 dead, 19 missing and 12 injured in the provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Son La, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa and Quang Tri.
A cold front  hits north

Cold spell hits north

A cold front is heading towards the northern region of Vietnam, causing heavy rainfalls and flashflood in the region.
A landslide experiences in Mu Cang Chai district of Yen Bai (Illustrative photo: Nha Hue)

Landslide & flashflood to hit northern mountainous region

According to the Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, landslide and flashflood are predicted to hit the northern mountainous provinces of Lang Son, Cao Bang, Bac Can, Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lai Chau and Dien Bien from August 29 to September 31. 
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and deputy prime ministers launch a fund raising ceremony to help flood-affected in the Northwest provinces

People joins hand for flood victims

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Deputy Prime Ministers Truong Hoa Binh, Vuong Dinh Hue and Vu Duc Dam yesterday launched a fund to help flood-affected people in the Northwest provinces after a week long siege of flashfloods and downpours.


33 dead & missing reported after flashflood

The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention reported that the northern mountainous provinces as Yen Bai, Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Bac Can and Cao Bang suffered serious damages after the torrential rain, landslide and flashflood had suddenly occurred in the localities yesterday. 
Tuyen Quang Hydropower Plant opens its two doors to ensure reservoir safety.

Torrential rain & flashflood continues hitting north

Bad weather condition of torrential rain, flashflood and landslide left total 14 dead and missing in the Northern region, said the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control yesterday.