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Three dead, 300 schools closed as heavy rains batter northern province

Torrential downpours Monday and Tuesday have resulted in three deaths, flooding and paralyzed traffic in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.

Flooding death toll rises to six in central Vietnam

At least six people died and nine were missing as of Thursday as rains and flooding battered central Vietnam for three days.

Falling tree crushes young Hanoian to death

One person died and another was hospitalized as heavy rain and strong winds triggered by storm Podul felled several trees in Hanoi on Thursday evening.
August 29, 2019 | 08:23 pm GMT+7

Central Highlands: As floods recede, food shortage concerns surface

Large scale damage caused by flooding in the Central Highlands has given rise to food shortage and pricing concerns.
August 14, 2019 | 08:36 am GMT+7

Mekong Delta province issues emergency warning over coastal erosion

Severe erosion of a sea section prompted authorities in Ca Mau Province to issue an emergency warning on Tuesday.
August 07, 2019 | 06:26 pm GMT+7

Hundreds of families evacuated as torrential rains inundate Phu Quoc

Several areas on Phu Quoc Island are flooded following three days of heavy rains since Friday, forcing hundreds of families to evacuate.
August 06, 2019 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Wipha to hit northern Vietnam Friday night, heavy rains forecast

Storm Wipha is expected to make landfall in Quang Ninh Province and neighboring Hai Phong City Friday night with winds of up to 90kph.
August 02, 2019 | 06:53 pm GMT+7

Ha Long Bay bans sailing as storm Wipha near

Quang Ninh Province has banned sailing in the Ha Long Bay and other tourist spots to avoid accidents from storm Wipha.
August 01, 2019 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Two killed, three injured in northern Vietnam landslides

At least two people have died and three severely injured as landslide-struck houses collapsed in Ha Giang Province on Sunday and Monday.
July 30, 2019 | 01:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's 2018/2019 coffee output to fall sharply: industry body

Low water levels and threat of a drought in Vietnam’s main coffee growing region would hurt this year’s output in the world’s second-biggest producer of the bean.
March 06, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7

Rain clears smog in Indian capital yet air quality 'very poor'

A rainy spell early on Sunday brought better air to residents of New Delhi after a thick grey smog has shrouded the Indian capital for two months.
January 06, 2019 | 03:11 pm GMT+7

More culpable, less capable: lessons from Da Nang flooding

The lifestyle and habits of urban citizens make them more culpable and less capable of handling natural disasters.
December 27, 2018 | 07:43 am GMT+7

Tourists enjoy heavy downpours, flooding in Saigon

For many foreigners and visitors, the heavy rains and flooding of Saigon’s streets proved to be an unexpected treat.
November 26, 2018 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Nha Trang tragedy a painful reminder of long-standing neglect

Vietnam’s urbanization problems, particularly those affecting poor residents, are typically swept under the rug. When disaster strikes, the buck passing begins.
November 22, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Rains, floods, tears: weekend landslides shatter lives in central Vietnam

Nha Trang authorities and residents were not prepared for the speed with which disaster struck last weekend.
November 20, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7
 
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