Articles tagged "vietnam"

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Typhoon "Vamco" makes landfall in disaster-stricken Central Vietnam

Typhoon "Vamco" has made landfall in Da Nang, Central Vietnam on Sunday, November 15, 2020, with winds of up to 150 km/h (93 mph), further inflicting damage to properties in the region already pounded by successive storms that had left at least 230 people...

November 15, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Etau" nears Vietnam, landfall expected on November 10

Tropical Storm "Etau" formed on November 9, 2020, in the South China Sea as the 21st named storm of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season. PAGASA declared the system as a tropical depression at 12:00 UTC on November 7 and assigned it the name Tonyo. Etau is...

November 09, 2020

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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...

October 30, 2020

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Typhoon "Goni" (Rolly) rapidly intensifies into strongest storm of the year, Quezon Province under red alert - Philippines

Typhoon "Goni" -- named Rolly in the Philippines -- has rapidly intensified into the strongest storm of the year as it moved westward over the Philippine Sea, according to the bulletin issued by weather bureau PAGASA at 09:00 UTC (17:00 LT) on Friday,...

October 30, 2020

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Millions affected as Typhoon "Molave" hits central Vietnam - the country's worst storm in 20 years

Typhoon "Molave" made landfall over Quang Nam and Quang Tri provinces in Vietnam's central region at 04:00 UTC (11:00 LT) on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, with maximum sustained winds of 165 km/h (103 mph) -- a Category 2 hurricane equivalent. At least...

October 28, 2020

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Typhoon "Molave" prompts evacuation of 1.3 million in Vietnam after leaving 13 missing in the Philippines

Vietnam is preparing to evacuate around 1.3 million people as it braces for Typhoon "Molave" which is set to make landfall in the country's central region on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. The storm is feared to worsen the country's flood situation...

October 26, 2020

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At least 90 dead, 32 missing and 5 million affected as more floods and landslides hit central Vietnam

Floods and landslides triggered by severe weather have claimed at least 90 lives, left 32 missing, and affected up to five million people in central Vietnam over the last two weeks, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control reported...

October 19, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Nangka" makes landfall in Vietnam just three days after Linfa

Tropical Storm "Nangka" made landfall in northern Vietnam at around 06:00 UTC on October 14, 2020. Nangka is the 16th named storm of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season. The storm hit land just 3 days after Tropical Storm "Linfa" -- further...

October 14, 2020

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Death toll climbs to 29, over 130 000 houses flooded in central Vietnam

At least 29 fatalities have been confirmed in central Vietnam as of Tuesday morning, October 13, 2020, after prolonged heavy rains triggered destructive floods and landslides. 12 others remain missing, more than 130 000 houses have been inundated, and wide swaths of...

October 13, 2020

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Severe floods in Southeast Asia claim at least 28 lives

Heavy rains and floods since the beginning of the month have left at least 28 people dead and hundreds of thousands affected in Southeast Asian countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. Most of the fatalities were in Vietnam and Cambodia, where thousands...

October 12, 2020

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Heavy rains hit Vietnam, leaving at least 8 people dead or missing

Rounds of heavy rain hit parts of northern and central Vietnam on Monday and Tuesday, October 6, 2020, causing floods and landslides in which at least 8 people lost their lives or are considered missing. The northern province of Lao Cai, home to the resort town of...

October 08, 2020

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At least 10 dead as Tropical Storm "Noul" wreaks havoc in Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Myanmar

At least 10 people lost their lives, properties were damaged or destroyed, and hundreds of thousands were affected as Tropical Storm "Noul" ripped through parts of Southeast Asia -- from Vietnam, where it caused the most damage (amounting to 10 million...

September 22, 2020

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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...

September 17, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Noul" strengthening ahead of landfall in central Vietnam, 548 000 people evacuating

Tropical Storm "Noul" formed in the Philippine Sea on September 15, 2020, as the 11th named storm of the 2020 Pacific typhoon season. Noul is strengthening on its way toward landfall in central Vietnam on Friday, September 18. More than 500 000 people...

September 16, 2020

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Tropical Storm "Sinlaku" kills 2 in Vietnam, floods more than 1 000 houses in Thailand

Flash flooding brought by Tropical Storm "Sinlaku" killed at least two people in Vietnam and swept through thousands of houses in 18 provinces of Thailand over the weekend. Sinlaku formed on August 1 as the third named storm of the 2020 Pacific typhoon...

August 03, 2020

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Northern Vietnam hit by deadly floods and landslides after longest heatwave in 49 years

Heavy rains have been affecting northern parts of Vietnam over the past three days, particularly the Ha Giang Province, causing severe floods and landslides that resulted in property damage and five casualties, as of Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The rains came after the...

July 21, 2020

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More than 58 000 ha (143 000 acres) of rice damaged as 'worst' drought in history hits Mekong Delta

More than 58 000 ha (143 000 acres) of rice have been damaged in Mekong Delta due to the region's worst drought in history, according to Vietnam's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). The MARD, in cooperation with the People's Committee...

June 23, 2020

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Mekong River Commission urges more transparency after record low water levels

The intergovernmental Mekong River Commission (MRC) said in a statement released on Tuesday, June 15, 2020, that China should be more transparent over its dam operations on the Mekong River. The statement comes months after water levels downstream hit record lows...

June 17, 2020

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Severe thunderstorms hit northern Vietnam, damaging nearly 6 000 homes and killing 3

Intense thunderstorms battered provinces in northern Vietnam from April 22 to 24, 2020, resulting in at least three fatalities, 13 people injured, ravaged crops, and almost 6 000 damaged homes. The storms began Wednesday, affecting the provinces of Ha Giang, Vinh...

April 24, 2020

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Severe storms rip through northern Vietnam, leaving 5 people dead, over 350 homes destroyed and 6 800 damaged

Tornadoes, heavy rain, and thunderstorms struck northern Vietnam on March 3 and 4, 2020, resulting in at least 5 fatalities, more than 350 homes destroyed and 6 800 damaged, the National Committee for Disaster Response, Search and Rescue confirmed on Thursday, March...

March 05, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Nakri" (Quiel) makes landfall in Vietnam after leaving at least 6 dead in the Philippines

Tropical Cyclone "Nakri" (Quiel) has been affecting parts of Southeast Asia over the past couple of days, leaving at least 6 people dead in the Philippines before making landfall in Vietnam on November 10, 2019. Although Nakri did not directly make...

November 11, 2019

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Typhoon "Nakri" (Quiel) exits the Philippines, now heading toward Vietnam

Typhoon "Nakri," known as "Quiel" in the Philippines is now exiting the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). The storm is accelerating further westward at 15 km/h (9 mph) towards Vietnam with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h (74 mph) near...

November 09, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Nakri" (Quiel) almost stationary between Vietnam and Philippines

Tropical Storm "Nakri" - known as "Quiel" in the Philippines, is almost stationary over the West Philippine Sea and is expected to remain there for one more day, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services...

November 06, 2019

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2 000 homes damaged, 14 people injured as Tropical Storm "Matmo" strikes Vietnam

Tropical Storm "Matmo" left major damage in Vietnam after it made landfall on October 30, 2019. At least 2 000 homes were damaged and around 20 000 residents in the provinces of Binh Dinh, Phu Yen, Khanh Hoa, and Quang Ngai displaced. 14 people were also...

November 05, 2019

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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,...

October 22, 2019

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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...

September 07, 2019

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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...

September 05, 2019

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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...

September 04, 2019

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Mekong River drops to lowest level in 100 years

Southeast Asia’s Mekong River, one of the longest rivers in the world, has dropped to its lowest level in 100 years due to severe drought, sand-mining, and upstream dam developments, causing threats to the food supply and livelihood of nearby inhabitants....

September 03, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Podul" hits Vietnam, leaves 2 people dead, 61 500 affected in Philippines

Tropical cyclone "Podul," named Yangliu in China and Jenny in the Philippines killed 2 and affected over 61 500 people in Central-Northern Luzon. The storm made landfall in central Vietnam early Friday and has since degraded into a tropical depression....

August 30, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Wipha" claims 10 lives, leaves 11 missing in Vietnam

Tropical Storm "Wipha" made landfall in Vietnam's Quang Ninh province on August 2, 2019, causing floods and landslides. According to the latest report from the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, heavy rains and...

August 06, 2019

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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...

July 04, 2019

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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...

June 26, 2019

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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...

April 24, 2019

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Massive floods hit Central Vietnam after extreme northeast monsoon dumps record-breaking rain

Severe flooding caused by extreme northeast monsoon hit Central Vietnam, including the city of Da Nang, regional commercial and educational center over the past couple of days, leaving tens of thousands of homes flooded, at least 14 people dead and one missing....

December 13, 2018

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Usagi forces 100 000 to evacuate southern Vietnam, drops 350 mm (14 inches) of rain on Ho Chi Minh

Tropical Storm "Usagi" made landfall in southern Vietnam around 06:00 UTC on November 25, 2018, with maximum sustained winds of 83 km/h (52 mph). This is the 27th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season and the 8th tropical cyclone to hit Vietnam...

November 26, 2018

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Tropical Cyclone "Usagi" about to make landfall in southern Vietnam

Severe Tropical Storm "Usagi," known in the Philippines as Samuel, continues moving westward over the South China Sea and strengthening while approaching southern Vietnam. This is the 27th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season and the 8th tropical...

November 23, 2018

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Tropical Depression "Toraji" drops heavy rain, claims 12 lives in central Vietnam

Flash floods and landslides have destroyed villages and washed out roads, killing at least 12 people in central Vietnam over the weekend as Tropical Depression "Toraji" moved into the country from the South China Sea. Leftovers are expected to drop heavy...

November 19, 2018

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Super Typhoon "Mangkhut" (Ompong) to make landfall in northern Cagayan, Luzon, Philippines

Super Typhoon "Mangkhut," known in the Philippines as Ompong, is expected to make landfall in northern Cagayan, Luzon, Philippines on Saturday morning (local time), September 15, 2018 with maximum sustained winds at or near 250 km/h (155 mph). A Tropical...

September 13, 2018

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Tropical Storm "Bebinca" over China's Leizhou Peninsula, landfall in Vietnam expected on August 17

Tropical Storm "Bebinca" continues dropping heavy rain on the Chinese island of Hainan and neighboring region. Its first landfall is expected over the Leizhou Peninsula in the South China Sea, Guangdong Province on August 15 and the second in northern...

August 15, 2018