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

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…

Severe floods in Southeast Asia claim at least 28 lives

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…

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

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…

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…