Only in one day of March 19, tens of fishing ships from the provinces of Ha Tinh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An entered Cua Sot Port (Thach Kim Commune of Ha Tinh Province) to unload and sell tons of anchovies to traders.
Meteorological experts warned that from today’s late afternoon, extreme cold air from the continental center is going to touch the North of Vietnam. When meeting the hot air from the Equator, it will cause long-lasting downpour in the Central region.
Fishing villages in the Central region have sprung back to life with vibrant trading activities between suppliers and fishermen at local fishing ports and villages after interrupted periods due to Covid-19 pandemic and rocketing increases in petroleum price.
Central provinces and cities have prepared many unique tourism products to welcome guests during the four-day holidays this year. Many localities have organized programs and tourism activities with community cultural imprints.
The National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting announced that due to the effect of the cold air from a low-pressure trench moving to the South of the East Sea, from the evening of April 30, the North of Vietnam is expected to experience heavy rain and thunderstorms. Meanwhile, the waters from Binh Dinh Province to Ca Mau Province are predicted to see showers, thunderstorms, and whirlwinds.
The Standing Office of the Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control reported that two people were killed, a person is still missing and five people were injured in the recent flood after an unusual extreme rain. Additionally, the heavy rainfall, whirlwinds and big waves capsized 262 vessels, devastated 2,592 floating cages, 88,055 hectares of paddy fields and 16,177 hectares of vegetable crops.
The Vietnamese Prime Minister sent his condolences to the bereaved families in the unseasonable flood, torrential rains hitting the Central provinces and cities of Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa and Da Nang.
The “One Commune, One Product” program since 2018 has helped develop hundreds of unique specialty products in Central Vietnam. The program started in Quang Ninh in 2013 as a successor of its Japanese counterpart.
According to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, the local authorities of provinces from Quang Nam to Khanh Hoa are preparing to evacuate over 65,000 households with more than 258,000 people amid the worst flooding at a record level of over level 3 due to prolonged downpours.
The National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control sent an urgent letter to the Central coastal provinces from Quang Ninh to Khanh Hoa to ask for measures against a potential storm in the East Sea.
Typhoon Conson bringing heavy rain and strong winds inundated and damaged many hectares of rice in the central provinces. Farmers are trying to harvest rice fields submerged in the aftermath of the storm.
The localities in the Central region in a hurry on September 10 have mobilized all forces to evacuate residents, help local people reinforce their houses and assist fishermen to anchor boats in safe places ahead of Tropical Storm Con Son amid the complicated development of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday recorded a severe heat wave reaching 41oC in the Northern and Central regions. Due to heat absorption in city, the thermometer even showed 60oC in certain places of Hanoi.
The National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting issued a warning of wildfire hazards at an extremely dangerous level over the North- Central provinces from Thanh Hoa to Thua Thien- Hue under the current scorching temperature of up to 38 degrees Celsius.
The history of nomadic lifestyle along with many other factors like war, conflicts and custom have made several ethnic minorities emigrate into the forests for living, thereby establishing groups of small villages on jungle-clad mountains.