Paddy fields wither due to drought in Binh Dinh Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Central provinces seriously affected by drought

After provinces in the North Central Coast, some provinces in the South Central Coast have been seriously affected by drought drying up rivers and ponds, causing paddy fields to be fallowed and upseting the life of local people. This is considered as one of the most severe droughts in many decades. 
Thao River water level rises, flooding to occur: NCHMF

Thao River water level rises, flooding to occur: NCHMF

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting issued its latest weather forecast that tonight September 1, the water levels on Thao River in Yen Bai is expected to reach at 11.70m, above warning level three.

Mekong flooding rising quickly to warning level two

Mekong flooding rising quickly to warning level two

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said on August 28, the water level in Mekong River is rising. The water level will peak at 3.93m at Tan Chau Station on the Tien River on August 27, below warning level two at 0.07m; on the Hau River at Chau Doc Station at 3.47m.
Mekong floodwaters rising: NCHMF

Mekong floodwaters rising: NCHMF

Floodwaters in the Mekong Delta region at the stations in Thailand, Laos and Cambodia are rising, said the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting yesterday.
Local farmers plant lotus at rice field on the flood season

Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season

The flooding season has arrived soon therefore thousands of hectares of rice and vegetables in areas unprotected by the dyke system in the Mekong delta provinces of An Giang, Dong Thap have been inundated.