Belated floods disappoint Mekong Delta farmers
17/10/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Every year, the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta awaits its “flooding season” with bated breath.

Floods leave 21 dead in central Vietnam
17/10/2016 (GMT+7)
 At least 21 people have died, eight are missing, and many are injured after severe flooding hit a number of central provinces.

Travel firms shun floating tours in absence of floods in Mekong Delta
17/10/2016 (GMT+7)
 Tour operators in HCM City have had to drop so-called floating tours to the Mekong Delta from September to November, which is supposed to be the flooding season in the delta, as floods have not come to the region this year.

Social News 16/10
16/10/2016 (GMT+7)
 Prompt actions made to cope with floods in central region, PM launches national movement to support the poor, Vietnamese women rescued from prostitution in Malaysia, Outstanding farmers honoured in Hanoi

With no floods, Mekong Delta farmers suffer losses
16/10/2016 (GMT+7)
Many specialties of the flooding season in the southwestern region of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta like linh fish, dien dien flowers, shrimp, fish, crabs and snails are scarce as the usual floods have not come.

Mekong Delta to lack sufficient water in future, experts warn
11/10/2016 (GMT+7)
Mekong Delta – the ‘land of rivers and water’  – is predicted to lack water in the future, experts warned at a conference on climate change and water resource management in late September. 

HCM City to continue suffering from serious floods
11/10/2016 (GMT+7)
 Serious floods are likely to recur in Ho Chi Minh City, especially low-lying and inner areas, in the next 10 days as tidal surges will rise quickly from October 11-20, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting. 

Tropical low-pressure system forms in East Sea
04/10/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – This month’s first tropical low-pressure system, forming over the southern part of the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago, is predicted to bring strong winds, torrential rainfall and whirlwinds from the sea.

VN builds maps to warn of natural calamilties
19/09/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is among the five countries most affected by high rates of natural calamity in the world. It has experienced great loss of human life and property damage,

HCM City sees floods after rains, high tides
19/09/2016 (GMT+7)
 People in HCM City struggled to commute on the flooded streets as the city witnessed heavy rainfall and high tides late yesterday afternoon.

Floods in Mekong Delta region become fewer
16/09/2016 (GMT+7)
 Floods in Mekong Delta region become fewer

Mekong Delta waits for floods
12/09/2016 (GMT+7)
 The lives of thousands of farmers in the Mekong River Delta that depend on “rising-water” season are threatened by the possibility that the floods will not come this year.

Forested area down due to floods
06/09/2016 (GMT+7)
 The planted forest area in Vietnam reached 128,800 hectares in the first eight months of this year, a year-on-year decline of 8.7 percent, due to floods in northern mountainous provinces in August.

Mekong Delta region awaits floods
02/09/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - The Mekong Delta, the rice, seafood and fruit granary of the country, is facing landslides and sinking, as it no longer receives enough silt because of limited floodwaters.

Five more deaths at gold mine in Lao Cai
24/08/2016 (GMT+7)
VietNamNet Bridge - Local officials said that five more gold miners were found dead because of landslides in Nam Xay commune of Lao Cai province, bringing the total number of dead to seven people.

Social News 23/8
23/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 Floods kill two miners in Lao Cai, Boat sinks off Rach Goc, six fishermen rescued, Int’l water, energy expo to open in HCM City, Dengue fever incidence spirals in Khanh Hoa, Activities held nationwide to celebrate National Day

Late floods, rodent attacks hit Mekong Delta crops
23/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The late arrival of floods in the Mekong Delta provinces this year has been blamed on a major attack by rats on crops there.

Third tropical storm expected in Vietnam
18/08/2016 (GMT+7)
The tropical storm, which developed from a low-pressure system yesterday afternoon near the East Sea, will bring torrential rains with rainfall up to 500mm for localities in the north and central region from this afternoon until Saturday.

Eleven dead, thousands of homes ravaged in Louisiana floods
17/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 Search-and-rescue operations were still underway on Tuesday in Louisiana, where at least 11 people have died in severe floods that damaged about 40,000 homes,

Provinces in north Vietnam brace for floods
17/08/2016 (GMT+7)
 Chairman of the People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau Do Ngoc An on August 16 urged relevant bodies to be prepared for potential rain and flooding from an upcoming tropical depression.