Mekong Delta attempts to combat saltwater intrusion Environment

Mekong Delta attempts to combat saltwater intrusion

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta is expected to increase between April 28 and May 6 as the volume of water flowing southward from the Mekong River will decline, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Irrigation Department.
Peak of hot season 2018 lasts from May to July Environment

Peak of hot season 2018 lasts from May to July

The peak of this year’s hot season will fall in May, June and July, with temperature even reaching 40 Celsius degrees, according to Dr. Nguyen Phuc Lam, head of the Climate Forecast under the National Centre of Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.
Devastating flood ravages central provinces Society

Devastating flood ravages central provinces

Torrential rains persisting from October 14 have devastated the central provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Thua Thien-Hue, causing heavy losses in both human and property.
Northern provinces brace for cold weather Society

Northern provinces brace for cold weather

The northern mountainous provinces have been urged to take prompt action to protect crops and livestock from a cold snap which is forecast to hit the region in the evening of December 26.
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Emergency aid relief to storm Nari victims

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) on October 16 decided to give emergency aid relief worth 2 billion VND in cash and kinds to three central provinces and city hardest hit by cyclonic storm Nari, the 11th to strike Vietnam this year.
Preparations against Storm Nari underway Environment

Preparations against Storm Nari underway

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development cum Head of the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control chaired an urgent meeting in Hanoi on October 11 evening to work out measures to prepare against Storm Nari, the 11 th to hit Vietnam so far this year.
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Storm devastates central, Central Highlands region

A tropical storm made landfall in the central region on early September 19, leaving two dead, one injured and three missing, according to initial reports of the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control.
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Central region braces for coming storm

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai chaired an urgent meeting in Hanoi on September 17 to prepare for a coming storm, the eight of its kind so far this year.
Northern region asked to act against storm Environment

Northern region asked to act against storm

The Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control issued an urgent notice on July 19 requesting all northern mountainous and north-central regions to brace themselves against an upcoming tropical low pressure system.
Tropical storm Bebinca sweeps across East Sea Environment

Tropical storm Bebinca sweeps across East Sea

Bebinca, the second tropical storm of the year, hit the East Sea on June 21 and is expected to bring heavy rains to the northern region of Vietnam on June 23, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting.