yphoon Yutu causes heavy rains in Manila Bay in the Philippines. (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Typhoon Yutu kills five, buries over 30 people in Philippines

 Landslides caused by Typhoon Yutu have killed five people and buried more than 30 others in mountainous provinces of northern Luzon in the Philippines, as it barreled across the country with heavy rains and strong winds.
11 dead in Italy storms as wild weather sweeps Europe

11 dead in Italy storms as wild weather sweeps Europe

The death toll from fierce storms battering Italy has risen to 11, civil protection authorities said Tuesday, as wild weather swept parts of Europe, leaving motorists and tourists stranded.
Landslides spreading quickly in Mekong Delta

Landslides spreading quickly in Mekong Delta

The speed of the land subsidence in the Mekong Delta region is 2cm to 4cm per year focusing on coastallines and low-lying areas. The cause is because of rising underground water exploitation, said the Southern Irrigation Science institute.
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Prolonged rains continue to hit central VN

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said today the central provinces from Ha Tinh to Thua Thien Hue experience heavy rains on the large scale.
Hundreds of households moved due to flood, landslides

Hundreds of households moved due to flood, landslides

The central province of Nghe An’s Ky Son mountainous district Head of Administration Office Phan Sy Thang said hundreds of households in the district have to move out of the dangerous areas due to the flooding and landslides.
Landslides block roads to Huong Dien Hydropower Plant

Landslides block roads to Huong Dien Hydropower Plant

Heavy rains which was occurring last night have blocked parts of provincial road 16 connecting from Huong Dien Hydro-power Plant to Huong Van, Huong Tra town in the northern province of Thua Thie Hue, said Deputy Chairman Nguyen Van Phuong of Thua Thien Hue People’s Committee this morning.
Central & central highlands region sees heavy rains

Central & central highlands region sees heavy rains

Authorities in the central and central highlands region need to prevent flash floods and landslides which caused by prolonged heavy rains, issued the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting.