Heavy rain pours down northern region

Prolonged heavy rains and flooding caused by typhoon Dianmu  and  tropical low trough poured down the Northern provinces and Hanoi capital on the large scale, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.

Gieng Vuong market sinks under flood water.

The Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue said that more than 2, 000 houses, 13, 000 hectares of rice and vegetable crops and 3, 400 livestock in Bac Ninh, Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho and Yen Bai were submerged in flood waters during post-storm heavy rains.

Vinh Phuc is the northern region’s most affected province by heavy rains and flash flood with a loss of 2, 278 hectares of rice and 829 hectares of vegetable crops.

Due to ongoing flood level rise, the riverside areas are warned of flashfloods and landslides.

Both the southern territorial water of East Sea and offshore of territorial waters from Ninh Thuan to Ca Mau, Ca Mau to Kien Giang and Gulf of Thailand saw powerful wind of level 5- 8, showery weather, thunderstorm, big waves of 2- 3 meters and sea rough, added the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.

Quoc Oai district’s villages along Tich River are submerged in downpour rains and floodings.

By Van Phuc- Translated by Huyen Huong

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