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.
Heavy rains claim more than 100 lives in central Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

RoK provides US$300,000 for Vietnamese flood-hit people

The government of the Republic of Korea (RoK) has decided to provide a humanitarian aid package worth US$300,000 for Vietnam to help it overcome consequences of recent floods in its central region, the RoK's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on October 22.
A corner of Tan Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district

Quang Binh swamped by floodwaters

Heavy rains on the large scale in the North Central region from September 1-4 have showed no sign of abating, swelling rivers and unleashing floodwater to overflow into thousands of houses in Quang Binh province.


Vehicles drive through floodwater on a highway near Kyauktaw township in Myanmar's Rakhine state (Source: www.mmtimes.com)

Myanmar: Thousands forced to flee by floods

Floods hit eight regions and states in Myanmar recently as a result of heavy rains, forcing at least 9,420 households to evacuate, the Myanmar Disaster Management Department announced on July 25.
Many vehicles suffer from engine failure in the water.

Floodwater raising in central region

A long- lasting heavy rains suddenly drenched provinces and cities from Nghe An to Phu Yen with an average rainfall of 100- 150 mm on December 7-9, according to the latest weather news from the mid- central region’s hydrology meteorology forecast center.