Heavy rain causes huge damages in Nghe An province

Torrential rains triggered severe damages and losses to property, traffic networks and casualties in Nghe An province. 

Vinh city is submerged under 0.3- 0.5 meters of floodwater

Vinh city is submerged under 0.3- 0.5 meters of floodwater

The latest notifications from the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue of Nghe An province showed that the whole province has been bracing for record-breaking rainfall several days with an average rainfall between 329 mm and 939 mm in some places from October 14 and 16.

Heavy rain causes huge damages in Nghe An province  ảnh 1 A car can not  move on the road due to floodwater
Some places of Vinh city have been submerged under 0.3- 0.5 meters of floodwater after the recent heavy rainy spells. 

There were around 5,250 flooded houses in the north- central province. 
Additionally, the national disaster caused huge damage of around 2,819 hectares of vegetable and flower crops.

Amid the situation, the People’s Committee of Hung Nguyen District mobilized approximately 500 people, rescue workers and army forces to help the relief effort of dyke protection. 

A man lost his life and five others were injured due to lighting.

A two-year-old girl and a man have been washed away in the flood water.

BY DUY CUONG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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