The Central provinces brace for waist-deep floods

26,000 people in Central region evacuated from flood-prone areas

The Standing Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control informed that floodwater forced about 8,024 households with 26,407 people in the provinces from Quang Binh to Quang Nam to evacuate because torrential rains are forecast to continue in the coming days.
Many domestic flights of Vietnam Airlines are canceled due to storm Noul

Flights from, to Central region delayed, cancelled due to storm Noul

Massive carriers of Vietnam such as Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airway, Vietjet and Pacific Airlines released the announcement of delay and cancellation for their domestic flights from and to the Central and Central Highlands provinces and cities on September 18 due to the bad weather influenced by typhoon No.5. 
Prolonged heatwave to hit Central region

Prolonged heatwave to hit Central region

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center warned that the Central region would experience a long-lasting heatwave with a maximum temperature of up to 36 degrees Celsius in the next couple of days because of development and spread of a low-hot pressure zone. 
Illegal sand miners deploy heavy machineries on Tra Khuc River (Quang Ngai Province)

Sand mining on the rise, threatens to sink riverside towns

Over-exploitation of sand in Vietnam’s Central region, especially by unauthorized parties, has been on the rise since demands for construction materials increase, causing serious erosion that threatens people’s farms, houses and even their lives.
Central region is forecast to brace for the most extreme drought in the coming time. (Photo: General Department of Disaster Prevention and Control)

Central region enters intense period of drought

The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center noticed that saline intrusion would be likely to increase gradually from April 6-10 and reach the highest level at the weekend.