First seasonable rains in Northern region leave three dead, missing
According to the latest updated news from the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control at 5 p.m. on May 12, the first seasonable rains triggered flood in the Northern region leaving two dead and one missing.
Heavy rains cause serious flooding in the Northern region.
Following the brief reports of the Standing Offices of the Provincial Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control of Lang Son, Quang Ninh, Ha Giang, Dien Bien, Bac Giang, Thai Nguyen and Cao Bang, two people were found dead and a person is still missing due to a rainy spell from May 10 through May 12.
During Thursday, the rainy spell has spread from the Northern mountainous provinces of Lang Son, Cao Bang, Lao Cai to the capital city of Hanoi and the Red River Delta, causing serious flooding and landslides in some traffic roads of Bac Giang, Dien Bien and Bac Kan provinces.