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New tropical depression approaching East Sea

According to the Japan Hydro- meteorological Agency, a newly- formed tropical low pressure in the Philippines is expected to enter the East Sea in the next couple days.
More than 1,350 houses inundated due to tropical downpours

More than 1,350 houses inundated due to tropical downpours

According to a brief report by the Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention, Control, Search and Rescue of Lam Dong province, consecutive heavy to heavy downpours inundated around 1,356 houses in Da Teh, Lam Ha, Cat Tien and Lac Duong districts due to strong operation of the southwestern monsoon.
Mekong Delta should actively cope with flooding after downpours

Mekong Delta should actively cope with flooding after downpours

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center forecasted that this year’s flooding season likely occurs later than previous years, but volume of water level on local rivers is higher as comparable usual due to an impact of upper water flow adjustment. 
HCMC Party Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan talks to Mr. Roald Lapperre, Dutch Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC learns Dutch experience to tackle flooding, environmental pollution

Within the framework of the working visit to the Netherlands, the high ranking delegation of HCMC led by secretary of the city Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan talked to Dutch partners to learn their experiences in solving flooding, depression as well as environmental pollution, developing the knowledge economy and human resource training on May 20.
Japanese firms pay most heed to environment-life field in HCMC

Japanese firms pay most heed to environment-life field in HCMC

Japanese businesses have paid the most interest in environment-life field including traffic jam and flooding in HCMC, said Mr. Pham Thiet Hoa, director of HCMC Investment and Trade Promotion Center (IPTC) on November 18.
Students in An Giang province go to school on flood season Photo: SGGP

Mekong provinces warned about floods in end-September

Water levels on Mekong River continue to rise quickly due to high tides. It was measured at 3.89m at Tan Chau Station yesterday, 3.5m at Chau Doc Station on Hau River, issued the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting.
Mekong water levels to peak at 4.05m on Sept 25: NCHMF

Mekong water levels to peak at 4.05m on Sept 25: NCHMF

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) yesterday issued in the next three days, water levels on Mekong River will continue to recede due to low tides and then rising up later on.