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Floods kill four in Nghe An
Floods caused by torrential rains over the past few days killed four
people in the central province of Nghe An as of September 21, the
provincial Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and
HCM City struggles to cope with record rainfall, floods
VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy rain continued to flood parts of southern
HCM City last Saturday as the city's billion dollars worth of
anti-flooding infrastructure could not drain the water out fast enough.
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10 memorable photos of the flooding in Saigon on Sept 15
Heavy rains on the afternoon and evening of September 15 in HCM City caused deep flooding in many areas. Some people went to the street to catch fish or play on floats. The next morning, some locations were still submerged under 0.5m of water.
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Tiny charitable acts can make a big difference
"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.
Floods seen hitting coal supply for power plants
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.
Rain, floods leave thousands without power
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
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
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
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.
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