Showing posts with label Vietnam. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Vietnam. Show all posts

Sunday, July 22, 2018

10 killed, 11 missing in Vietnam's floods sparked by Typhoon Son Tinh

Typhoon Son Tinh
Heavy rain and flash floods triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh killed 10 people and left 11 others missing in Vietnam's central and northern regions, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Saturday.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Flooding Damages Roads, Homes in Vietnam; Deaths Rise to 15

Floods  Vietnam
Flash floods and landslides have damaged roads, homes and crops in northern Vietnam, where 15 people have died and authorities are searching for 11 more missing.

Monday, December 25, 2017

Vietnam braces for typhoon which left 230 dead in Philippines

Typhoon Tembin
Over one million were evacuated in southern Vietnam by Monday as Typhoon Tembin, which ravaged the Philippines over the weekend, approached.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Typhoon fatalities climb to 106, 25 missing in central Vietnam

Typhoon fatalities climb to 106
Typhoon Damrey has claimed 106 lives, left 25 people missing and injured 197 others in Vietnam's central and central highlands regions, the country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Friday morning.

Monday, November 06, 2017

Sunday, November 05, 2017

Typhoon Damrey death toll rises to at least 27 in Vietnam

Typhoon Damrey
The death toll from a typhoon that has hit central and southern Vietnam has risen to 27, just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

63rd joint patrol on Mekong River completed

Mekong River
The 63rd joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcers from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Sunday.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Vietnam on flood alert again

Vietnam on flood alert again
Just a week after destructive floods battered Vietnam, the country is now preparing for the arrival of Tropical Storm Khanun.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Inondations au Vietnam: bilan porté à 54 morts et 39 disparus

Inondations au Vietnam
Le bilan des victimes des inondations et glissements de terrain liés à des intempéries ravageant le nord et le centre du Vietnam a été porté vendredi à 54 morts et 39 disparus. Le précédent bilan des services de secours était de 37 morts et 40 disparus.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Heavy Rain Leaves 20 Dead, 5 Injured, 12 Missing in Vietnam

damaged thousands of houses and thousands of hectares of crops
Breached dykes, landslides, house collapses and flooding caused by a tropical depression over the past three days in Vietnam's northern and central regions have killed 20 local people, injured five people, and left 12 others missing.

Monday, August 07, 2017

Au moins 26 morts dans des inondations au Vietnam

inondations au Vietnam
Au moins 26 personnes ont perdu la vie en quelques jours dans des inondations au Vietnam. Dans le nord du pays d'Asie du Sud-Est, de nombreuses rues et ponts ont été détruits par la pluie violente qui sévit depuis jeudi, ont indiqué les autorités lundi.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Typhoon Talas to hit south China

Typhoon Talas
Typhoon Talas, the fourth typhoon of the year, took shape Saturday afternoon and is moving towards China's southernmost island province of Hainan, local weather forecasts said.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Hanoi lawmakers to ban motorbikes by 2030

Hanoi lawmakers have voted to place a blanket ban on motorbikes by 2030 to reduce traffic congestion, despite opposition from the public, as well as transport experts.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Rising sea level a threat to Vietnamese farmers

As sea levels rise, so the salt water is spreading further inland leading to saline intrusion and coastal erosion in Vietnam.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Downpour, flooding kill 10 in Vietnam

Heavy rain and flooding in central Vietnam over the past few days have killed 10 local people and left one missing, the country's central steering committee on natural disaster prevention and fight said Sunday.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Torrential rains leave 6 dead, 1 missing in northern Vietnam

At least six people were killed, one is missing and three others were injured after torrential rains occurred in Vietnam's northern and north-central regions over the past few days, the Central Steering Committee on National Disaster Prevention and Control said Monday.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Typhoon Mirinae leaves one dead, five injured in Vietnam's capital

Strong gales and torrential rain triggered by Typhoon Mirinae have left one dead and five injured in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Thursday morning, said Search and Rescue Department under Hanoi Capital City Special High Command.

Thursday, April 07, 2016

China doubles water release to help Vietnam

At the request of Vietnam, China has doubled the amount of water being discharged from the Jinghong Hydropower Station, which is in Southwest China's Yunnan province, to help alleviate the drought. The station is on the upper reaches of the river, which is known in China as the Lancang River.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Chinese Dams Blamed for Exacerbating Southeast Asian Drought

As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian countries down river cope with a record drought, it was hailed as benevolent water diplomacy.

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