Tens of kilometers of sea embankment destroyed after storm

After storm Doksuri, the 10th storm arising in the East Sea this year, made a landfall in the coastal central provinces, tens of kilometers of sea embankment from Nghe An Province to Thanh Hoa province were destroyed totally.

Sea embankment in Thanh Hoa Province destroyed  (Photo: SGGP)

Sea embankment in Thanh Hoa Province destroyed (Photo: SGGP)

For instance, the storm crashed sea dykes in Quang Nham commune in Thanh Hoa province’s Quang Xuong to collapse. The beach and embankments have been left covered in debris.
By statistic, the storm caused the estimated damages of VND1 trillion ($44 million) in Thanh Hoa Province.
Meantime in Nghe An Province, 1,325 meter dyke; 300 meter embankment in Quynh Luu District; Quynh Tho Town; 1,000 meter embankment in Quynh Bang collapsed into sea. Total damage is worth VND518 billion.
Accordingly, Nghe An government proposed the government to give support of VND300 billion for repairing the embankment and infrastructure plus buying six excavators to dredge sand and stone to clear traffic congestion in the mountainous districts.

By DUY CUONG – Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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