Flash floods and heavy rain hitting the central provinces from Quang Binh to Binh Dinh since on Nov. 4 have resulted in six deaths and one missing person, according to a report from the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control.

In Quang Nam province alone, four people have been reported dead from a flash flood in Que Loc commune, Nong Son district on Nov. 4.

Local authorities decided to grant 1 million VND (47.6 USD) to each victim while various associations in the district have mobilised nearly 8 million VND (381 USD) to help their family.

Floods also claimed the lives of two people in Quang Ngai and Da Nang, while an eighth-grade student went in Thua Thien-Hue. Efforts to search for the victim are being made.

The rainfall measured at the province's Ta Trach River reached between 510 and 621mm./.