The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said from July 19 to 20, heavy rains will hit the northern mountainous provinces and the north western region including Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho, Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai and Son La.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting said possible flash floods, landslides are forecast to occur in the northern province of Hoa Binh’s Luong Son, Da Bac, Kim Boi, Lac Son, Cao Phong, Lac Thuy and Tan Lac districts.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 8 sent a message of condolences to his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe, over great losses in humans and property caused by the recent floods and landslides.
A delegation from the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee led by its Vice President and General Secretary Hau A Lenh on July 1 visited families of victims and households affected by recent devastating floods in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang.
As of 17:00 on June 25, the death toll in flood and landslides rose to 14 in the northern mountainous provinces of Ha Giang and Lai Chau, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the pressing need to focus resources on tackling climate change in the Mekong Delta in the wake of landslides along river banks, canals and seashores threatening life and property of local residents.