According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the weather in Phu Quoc City and Nam Du Island in Kien Giang Province and the whole Southern region is getting worse, and traveling becomes difficult due to bad weather.
Various types of water transport carrying passengers between the mainland and islands have been temporarily suspended due to bad weather, said Director of the Kien Giang Maritime Port Authority Tran Van Tai on July 11.
On November 8, the prices of goods at some points of sale and traditional markets in Ho Chi Minh City were recorded to have increased compared to a few months ago. Accordingly, prices of vegetables, meat, and fish surged by VND3,000-VND15,000 per kg, depending on the type.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) announced that it has cancelled flights and amended flight plans on local routes from and to Vinh Airport in the north central coastal province of Nghe An on January 7 because of weather issues.
The helicopter squadron carrying Indonesian President Joko Widodo and a government working group to visit flood-hit residents was forced to make an emergency landing in Sukajaya district in West Java province on January 5 due to bad weather.
Following the fatal incident in La Gi town causing four travelers dead, two others missing and many people injured, Binh Thuan province Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism today sent a dispatch to relevant agencies asking them to prevent people from sea bathing amid bad weather.
According to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center, the southern territorial waters from Binh Thuan to Ca Mau, from Ca Mau to Kien Giang, the Spratly Island and Gulf of Thailand would continue suffering small- medium rain and thunderstorm.