Death toll jumps to 230 after Typhoon “Molave” strikes central Vietnam

Death toll jumps to 230 after Typhoon “Molave” strikes central Vietnam

At least 230 people have lost their lives in flood and landslide events due to severe weather in central Vietnam this month, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday, October 30, 2020. This included 14 confirmed fatalities from two major landslides triggered by…

Deadly flooding, landslides and destructive tornado strike parts of Vietnam

Deadly flooding, landslides and destructive tornado strike parts of Vietnam

At least two people died after severe weather– including heavy rains, strong winds, lightning strikes, and a destructive tornado– hit parts of Vietnam over the past few days, from September 11 to 14, 2020. Wide swaths of crops were inundated and hundreds of houses…

40 killed, 22 missing after heavy rain, floods and landslides hit Vietnam

40 killed, 22 missing after heavy rain, floods and landslides hit Vietnam

At least 40 people have been killed and 22 remain missing after Tropical Depression 23W dumped heavy rain and triggered floods and landslides across central and northern Vietnam. The death toll is currently one of the highest ever recorded in Vietnam caused by…