Mountainous slide occurrence in Hoa Binh

Mountainous slide buries houses in Hoa Binh

The National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention held an emergency meeting in Hanoi this morning to direct solutions dealing with ongoing complicated heavy rainfall and flooding.
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.
Downpour sweeps through Nghe An and Thanh Hoa

Downpour causes serious flooding in Thanh Hoa

A long- lasting torrential rain has happened in two provinces of Nghe An and Thanh Hoa on the large scale since the midnight of October 9, causing four dead and missing. 
Drivers struggle to deal with flooding caused by heavy rains in HCM City. (Photo: VNA)

Flood warning system installed in HCMC

Research Laboratories of Saigon High-Tech Park has begun installing a flood warning system at flooding hotspots in Ho Chi Minh City, aiming to alert city residents and suggest alternate traffic routes.
High tide submerges National Highway 1A in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long (Photo: SGGP)

High tide might cause flooding in HCMC’s lowlands

Tidal level is quickly surging in Saigon and Hau rivers which might cause flooding in low lying areas in HCMC and other provinces in the Mekong Delta in the next couple of days, warned the Central Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.
Nguyen Huu Canh street, Binh Thanh district was heavily flooded during a heavy rain in October last year (Photo: SGGP)

Nearly 18 percent of HCMC area in danger of flooding

If sea level rises 100 centimeters by 2100, 17.8 percent area of HCMC will be flooded, says the HCMC Department of Natural Resources and Environment quoting climate change and sea level rise scenario issued last year.
The prolonged heavy rains and high record flood tide cause serious flooding

Mekong tides cause flooding

The prolonged heavy rains and high tide caused serious flooding on National Highway No.1 across Tam Binh district of Vinh Long province this morning.

Puerto Rico faces more floods after Maria ’obliteration’

Puerto Rico faces more floods after Maria ’obliteration’

Puerto Rico grappled with the prospect of more flooding on top of an island-wide power outage following Hurricane Maria as the death toll from the powerful storm hit 21, most of them on the tiny Caribbean island of Dominica.