Devastating floods hit Vietnam’s central provinces

Devastating floods hit Vietnam’s central provinces

Severe weather including strong winds, heavy rain, and lightning affected central provinces of Vietnam since October 15, 2019, leaving at least 4 people dead. The affected provinces are Nghe An, Binh Dinh, and Ha Tinh. In Nghe An, three fatalities were reported,…

5 dead, 14 missing as Tropical Cyclone “Kajiki” hits Vietnam

5 dead, 14 missing as Tropical Cyclone “Kajiki” hits Vietnam

At least five people were confirmed dead while 14 others are missing after floods and landslides caused by Tropical Cyclone "Kajiki" hit central Vietnam on September 5, 2019. The nation's National Committee for Disaster Response and Search and Rescue…

One dead, another missing as Tropical Cyclone “Kajiki” strikes Vietnam

One dead, another missing as Tropical Cyclone “Kajiki” strikes Vietnam

Tropical Cyclone "Kajiki" made landfall in Vietnam on September 3, 2019, triggering floods and landslides. At least one people has been killed and one remains missing. A tropical depression, soon to be named Kajiki, formed to the east of Luzon, Philippines…

Tropical Storm “Podul” killed 5 in Thailand, damaged 1 000 homes

Tropical Storm “Podul” killed 5 in Thailand, damaged 1 000 homes

Tropical storm "Podul" has weakened into a low tropical depression after it made landfall in north-central Vietnam on August 30, 2019, with average wind speed between 40 to 60 km/h (25 to 37 mph). Meanwhile, the storm slammed provinces in the north and…

TD “Mun” makes landfall in Vietnam after passing over Hainan, China

TD “Mun” makes landfall in Vietnam after passing over Hainan, China

Tropical Depression "Mun" made landfall in Thai Binh Province of Vietnam between 21:30 and 22:00 UTC on July 3, 2019 (04:30 and 05:00 UTC on July 4), after passing over Hainan Island, China on July 2. Heavy rain, landslides, mudflows, and flash floods are…

Flash floods hit northern Vietnam

Flash floods hit northern Vietnam

Heavy rainfall has been affecting northern Vietnam, particularly the districts of Muong Te, Sa Pa and Nam Nhun of northern Lai Châu Province since June 24, causing flash floods and triggering landslides, DG ECHO reports. According to media reports, as of June…

Vietnam breaks its all-time record high temperature

Vietnam breaks its all-time record high temperature

With 43.4 °C (110 °F) registered on April 20, 2019, Vietnam broke its all-time record high national temperature. The temperature was registered in the community of Huong Khe in Ha Tinh Province on Vietnam's north-central coastal region. Unusually hot…