Another body of landslide victims in Quang Nam recovered hinh anh 1Landslides cause traffic disruption in Nam Tra My district. (Photo: VNA)

Quang Nam (VNA) - One more body was retrieved from debris of a landslide in Tra Van commune, Nam Tra My district in the central province of Quang Nam, on October 29.

This brings the total of the bodies recovered from Quang Nam landslide to eight, according to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Ho Quang Buu.

Twelve people injured in the landslide are getting treatment at the district’s healthcare centre.

Currently, rescue efforts are underway for 45 victims of a landslide in Ong De village, Tra Leng commune, despite heavy rains and disrupted traffic caused by Storm Molave.

Storm Molave – the ninth in Vietnam, swept through many localities in the central region, causing torrential downpours and strong wind in the night of October 27.

Initial statistics show that it destroyed 34 houses and blew the roof of 56,163 others.

According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, after making a landfall in the region from Da Nang city to Phu Yen province in the afternoon of October 28, the storm weakened into a tropical depression, delivering drenching rains and strong gusts to central localities./.