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Residents of hurricane-hit US town start to pick up the pieces

With rain still falling and no electricity, residents of New Bern, North Carolina are starting to pick up the pieces after devastating flooding ...

Typhoon Mangkhut rips through Hong Kong as Philippines toll rises

The typhoon rocked Hong Kong before striking mainland China on Sunday, injuring scores and sending skyscrapers ...

Typhoon Mangkhut smashes the Philippines, barrels towards Hong Kong

At least 25 people have died as Super Typhoon Mangkhut swept through the Philippines, and the death toll could go higher.
September 16, 2018 | 10:31 am GMT+7

Super Typhoon Mangkhut smashes into Philippines, forecast to move on to Vietnam

Super Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the northern Philippines on Saturday with violent winds and torrential rains.
September 15, 2018 | 09:26 am GMT+7

Storm Barijat to devolve into depression as Mangkhut heads for South China Sea

Barijat, currently heading towards northern Vietnam, could weaken into a tropical depression Friday morning, meteorologists say.
September 12, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Weekend downpour drenches Saigon in traffic chaos

After a heavy downpour inundated several Saigon streets Saturday, bedlam ensued as many waterlogged engines shut down.
September 09, 2018 | 11:42 am GMT+7

Flash floods, landslides caused by rain claim 14 lives in Vietnam

The heavy flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rains in northern and central provinces have left 14 people dead.
September 04, 2018 | 10:40 am GMT+7

Vietnamese army ready to help disaster-hit countries

The Vietnamese army is capable of conducting relief operations abroad upon request, a senior military official said Monday.
August 20, 2018 | 03:25 pm GMT+7

HCMC urged to spend $6.7 mln to prevent airport flooding

Municipal agency says preventing flooding at the Tan Son Nhat Airport is an “urgent and vital” task.
August 19, 2018 | 12:18 pm GMT+7

Northern Vietnam braces for yet another tropical storm

Storm Bebinca could deposit 250-350mm of rainfall on northern Vietnam when it hits the region on Thursday.
August 13, 2018 | 04:06 pm GMT+7

China evacuates 200,000 as typhoon hits east coast

China evacuated more than 200,000 people as a typhoon made landfall on its eastern coast late on Sunday, state media said.
August 13, 2018 | 09:34 am GMT+7

Landslides kill 6, leave 5 missing in northern Vietnam

Seven houses were buried under dirt and rocks after heavy rain through Friday triggered landslides in the mountainous Lai Chau Province.
August 03, 2018 | 11:17 pm GMT+7

Hanoi considers evacuation of 14,000 households after heavy rains

Vietnam is considering evacuating over 14,000 households in Hanoi amid flooding concerns.
August 01, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Strong quake kills 13, injures hundreds, on Indonesia holiday island

A powerful earthquake on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok killed at least 13 people, injured hundreds and damaged thousands of homes on Sunday, officials said.
July 29, 2018 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Powerful storm hits disaster-ravaged Japan

A powerful storm slammed into central Japan on Sunday, bringing heavy rains as it churned across western areas already devastated by floods and landslides.
July 29, 2018 | 11:46 am GMT+7
 
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