Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ordered the prompt evaluation of losses caused by Typhoon Noru and immediate application of measures to overcome its consequences, support affected people and stabilise production and people’s life during a meeting on September 28.
According to the National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting, the mountainous provinces of Son La, Lai Chau and Dien Bien, and some places in the Northwestern region have suffered from incessant rainfalls from the night of June 6 through June 7.
Many places in Ho Chi Minh City and Thu Duc City were hit by flooding after an incessant rain prolonging from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. yesterday triggered engine failure and serious traffic jam at the end of the working day.
The Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control last night said that at least three people died and four were injured after torrential rains swept through the Northern midland and mountainous provinces and cities such as Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai, Lao Cai, Thai Nguyen, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Dien Bien and Cao Bang.
Amidst the forecast of untimely cold spell triggering torrential rains from May 15, the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control suggested that the affected coastal localities from Quang Ninh to Quang Ngai needed to prepare for the worse weather situation of extreme rain coupled with flood and landslide again, urgently overcome damages after recent rain-triggered flooding, and continue to strictly carry out the direction of the Prime Minister following dispatch No. 415 released on May 13.
The National Center for Hydrology Meteorology Forecasting warned that cold air having intensifies and connecting with upper-air wind convergence at 1,500 meters above the surface would trigger heavy rainfalls between 40 mm and 100 mm over the Northeast, Red River Delta, North- Central and Mid-Central regions from last night through today.
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.
On March 31, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee of Phu Yen Tran Huu The said that the Central province urgently directed localities affected by torrential rains and cyclones to strengthen forces.
Due to the influence of the cold air front combined with high-altitude disturbances of the prevailing wind, from November 14 and 15, there will be moderate, heavy, and torrential rains in Central Vietnam.
According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, there will be heavy and torrential rains across the country from October 31 to November 5, with anticipation of dangerous weather.
Although the rainfalls in the Central region yesterday tended to reduce and floodwater level on rivers also dropped down under alert level 2, the downpour-triggered flood brought landslides in the mountainous districts, isolated over 10,000 houses and much of the road network break.
The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday issued a new weather forecast of torrential rain, hail, lightning and thunderstorm after prolonged roasting days through the Southern region.
The Indonesia disaster mitigation agency said on April 26 that heavy rain has pounded the capital city of Jakarta, causing the Ciliwung river to burst its banks, prompting flash flooding in at least 17 areas, and forcing hundreds of people to evacuate.