Central, Central Highlands regions requested to brace for more downpours Environment

Central, Central Highlands regions requested to brace for more downpours

The Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has asked authorities in the Central and Central Highlands to get prepared to respond to heavy rain, whirlwind, flash floods and landslides as well as tropical depressions, storms which may occur earlier than normal.
Flooding claims one life in Lao Cai Environment

Flooding claims one life in Lao Cai

Heavy downpours and floods claimed one life in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, announced the provincial steering board for disaster response and search and rescue on July 29.
Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister Environment

Vietnam impacted by widening weather extremes: Minister

Extreme weather conditions are becoming more common in the region and around the world and have greatly affected Vietnam, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha told lawmakers at the National Assembly’s ongoing 10th session in Hanoi on November 5.
Storm Goni to abate to tropical depression Environment

Storm Goni to abate to tropical depression

Storm Goni is forecast to weaken to a tropical depression by 1am on November 6, with its centre on the sea off the coast of the south-central localities from Quang Ngai to Phu Yen, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.