Central region constantly braces against storms, floods

Central region constantly braces against storms, floods

As recent storms triggering prolonged torrential downpours, an increased frequency of huge floods, landslides and flashfloods swept through the Central region, the life of residents were changed. Particularly, the residents live without home and the natural disaster caused losses about lives and property.
Tens of thousands of houses are submerged underwater after heavy flooding in Le Thuy District in Quang Binh Province. Fishermen of fishing villages in Ngu Thuy Commune sail their boats to rescue local people.

People nationwide extends solidarity with flood victims

Consecutive storms with heavy rains causing serious floods and landslides have hit the central region. As of October 24 evening, the natural disaster killed 119 lives, and left 21 others missing, destroyed thousands of houses and caused a big loss of property of local residents.
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Kim Thuong, a small trader in Han Market, groans that leafy greens have increased sharply for many days after the floods. (Photo: SGGP)

Leaf vegetables hike sharply in central city and provinces

Due to consecutive storms and floods, large leaf-vegetable gardens were completely destroyed in Da Nang City and Quang Nam Province. Therefore, after the floods, vegetables became scarce, so the prices of vegetables have also skyrocketed.
Workers of the Hanoi Green Park JSC trim branches of trees on Tran Duy Hung street in Hanoi ahead of the rainy season (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam forecast to be affected by 1-2 storms in June

One or two storms or low pressure are forecast to appear in the East Sea and are likely to affect Vietnam’s mainland in June, according to the National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Centre.
Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

East Sea to see 12 – 14 storms in 2018

The year 2018 will see about 12 – 14 storms and tropical depressions in the East Sea, some 4 – 6 are forecast to directly affect Vietnam’s mainland, according to the National Hydro-Meteorological Centre (NHMC).