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.
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.
The central province of Nghe An’s Ky Son mountainous district Head of Administration Office Phan Sy Thang said hundreds of households in the district have to move out of the dangerous areas due to the flooding and landslides.
Floods will appear in the upstream section of the northern rivers at level 1-3m while the northern provinces of Thanh Hoa to Quang Binh will be able to suffer flash floods, issued the National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting, yesterday.
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.
The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting yesterday afternoon said tonight (August 28) to August 31, the northern region and the provinces from Thanh Hoa to Nghe An are forecast to experience heavy rains.
Authorities from the provinces of Son La, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa Nghe An said floods brought by typhoon Bebinca killed 8 people and 2 missing. The funtional forces continued their efforts to searching for two missing.
Deputy Chairman of the central highlands province of Kon Tum’s Tu Mo Rong district Vuong Van Muoi said prolonged heavy rains hitting the district for the past days caused landslides at Te Xang and Tu Mo Rong communes.