Philippines: Typhoon Goni leaves trail of destruction
24/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Ten people have been killed as Typhoon Goni dumped torrential rain in the northern Philippines, triggering landslides and floods, officials say.

Social News 22/8
22/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Riverside landslides to hit Saigon & Dong Nai rivers, Accident inside Hai Van tunnel kills one, Man killed in flash floods after heavy rain in Son La, Wild animals found in Hue passenger van, Tobacco company in Bac Ninh catches fire


 
Tiny charitable acts can make a big difference
16/08/2015 (GMT+7)
"Do charity" is a term we've heard more often than usual these days, as Quang Ninh Province and several localities in the northern region have been battered by prolonged torrential rains, flash floods and landslides over the past week.

Halong Bay facing environmental pollution after floods
11/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Environmentalists warn recent prolonged flooding in northern Quang Ninh Province has washed tonnes of coal dust and metal into Halong Bay, threatening its fragile ecosystem.


 
Typhoon Soudelor: Trail of damage in south-east China
10/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 At least 14 people have died in south-eastern China after a powerful typhoon caused floods and mudslides.

Territorial rains and floods: Natural or human disaster?
05/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge - According to some experts, the heavy consequences suffered by Quang Ninh province after the recent torrential rains and floods were caused by natural disasters but also by man.


 
Floods seen hitting coal supply for power plants
05/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 A severe coal undersupply for a number of thermal power stations is looming large as floods triggered by torrential rain have affected coal mines in Quang Ninh Province, the nation’s biggest coal producing area.

Image: Parts of Thanh Hoa evacuated to avoid floods
05/08/2015 (GMT+7)
Over 100 households in the mountainous districts Quan Hoa, Cam Thuy, and Muong Lat were flooded due to rising water levels in the Ma River.


 
Rain, floods leave thousands without power
04/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 The North Power Corporation under the Electricity of Vietnam said the record torrential rain and floods have affected the power supply to 27 cities and provinces nationwide.

Floods cause severe damage, 27 deaths
04/08/2015 (GMT+7)
Historic, torrential rain and floods killed 10 more people in the north, bringing the total number of deaths to 27 since the heavy downpour started last month, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster reported on August 3.


 
India floods kill more than 100
03/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Heavy monsoon rains in India have killed more than 100 people in the past week and forced tens of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, India's home ministry has said.

Another seven dead, injured by floods in northern region
03/08/2015 (GMT+7)
 Ongoing rains and floods have left another seven dead or injured in the northern provinces of Dien Bien, Lai Chau and Son La, reported the Office of the National Steering Committee on Disaster Prevention and Control on August 2.


 
Social News 1/8
01/08/2015 (GMT+7)
Traffic cameras to become operational in October, HCM City to raise car registration fees by 5 times from September, Ethnic victims of slavery return home, North Vietnam braces for landslides, floods

Coal industry suffers $25 million in damages after floods in Quang Ninh
31/07/2015 (GMT+7)
A representative of the Vietnam Coal and Mineral Industries Group said Wednesday that the torrential rains in Quang Ninh province caused losses of nearly $25 million for the group. Most of the coal mining firms have halted production.


 
Son La floods kill seven persons
25/06/2015 (GMT+7)
 Seven people were killed and four were missing following floods triggered by Typhoon Kujira in Thuan Chau and Yen Chau Districts in the northern mountainous Son La Province.

Four die as typhoon hits Vietnam
25/06/2015 (GMT+7)
Heavy rain from typhoon Kujira raised river water levels and caused flash floods in Son La on June 24, claiming at least three lives, including a four-year-old child, the provincial Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control reported.


 
Plastic greenhouses may exacerbate flooding
06/06/2015 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge – Flash floods last week in Vietnam's horticultural capital, Da Lat, in the Central Highlands, left many homes roof-deep in water and killed one person.

Mexico and Texas hit by deadly storms
26/05/2015 (GMT+7)
 At least 13 people have been killed by a tornado that hit the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Acuna.


 
Typhoon Noul hits the Philippines forcing evacuations
11/05/2015 (GMT+7)
 A powerful typhoon has hit the north-east Philippines, in Cagayan province, killing two people and cutting electricity supplies to many parts of the region.

Vietnamese gov’t takes climate change seriously
10/05/2015 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – As one of the countries that will endure the worst impacts of climate change, Vietnam has been comprehensively preparing to mitigate the troubles that lie ahead.


 

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