In the evening of October 28, an unprecedented landslide swallowed part of villages in Tra Leng and Tra Van communes in Nam Tra My District, burying nearly 50 local residents. By 10.30am on October 29, 16 people have been found dead.
Landslides in the km68 on the National Road No.40B have been already cleared. The rescue and serach force of the Military Region 5 has continued to clean and repair other points with risk of landslide along the road for public transport.
On the same day, five groups of 200 workers of Dak Mi 2 Hydropower Plant in Phuoc Son District’s Phuoc Cong Commune were isolated due to landslides. The local authorities have been seeking ways to approach the scene to provide food for workers and carry them out of the site.