Hail covers paddy crops.(Photo: Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control)

Hail, rain to continue in Northern mountainous region

The Standing Office of Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control informed a prolonged usual appearance of hail, rain and thunderstorm in the Northern mountainous provinces of Tuyen Quang, Lai Chau, Son La and Dien Bien within recent three days. 
Heavy downpours trigger soil and rock downslope

Downpours cause flood chaos in Northern mountainous region

The hydro-meteorology forecast station of Lao Cai province reported that the heavy rainfall started falling in the Northern mountainous province on the large scale on Saturday early morning, triggering flash flooding on the local riverbanks.