Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters Society

Localities suffer great losses from natural disasters

The Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control’s Office on August 6 reported that so far, Storm Wipha has claimed 10 lives and left 11 people missing, destroyed 91 houses and caused great property losses.
Vietnam Airlines to cancel flights on August 2 due to storm Wipha Society

Vietnam Airlines to cancel flights on August 2 due to storm Wipha

Vietnam Airlines has announced it will cancel five flights on the route between the northern port city of Hai Phong and Ho Chi Minh City on August 2 due to storm Wipha, which is forecast to hit waters offshore and inland areas of northern localities from Quang Ninh to Nam Dinh on August 2 and 3.
Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing Environment

Typhoon-triggered floods leave 10 dead, 2 missing

The death toll caused by floods following typhoon Bebinca, the fourth storm that hit Vietnam this year, had increased to 10 as of August 18, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. ​
Storm season to start early in 2018 Environment

Storm season to start early in 2018

Storms and tropical depressions are expected to arrive in the East Sea early in 2018, with a high chance of a storm forming in the south of the East Sea in mid February
Central coastal fishermen leave the sea Society

Central coastal fishermen leave the sea

Hundreds of young men in the coastal villages around Da Nang city have given up offshore fishing to work as taxi drivers, another sign that the traditional way of life in the central coast is changing fast, the Lao dong (Labour) newspaper reports.
First storm formed in East Sea Society

First storm formed in East Sea

A tropical low pressure the East Sea on June 11 grew into a tropical storm – the first in the sea this year, according to the National Hydro-meteorological Forecasting Centre.
Twenty-eight fishermen rescued in NinhThuan Society

Twenty-eight fishermen rescued in NinhThuan

As many as 28 fishermen were brought ashore safely by three fishing boats on April 3 after a whirlwind sank their vessel in waters off Da Lat island in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.
Indonesia: 12 people killed in landslides World

Indonesia: 12 people killed in landslides

At least 12 people were killed and five were injured after landslides occurred in Bangli district on the holiday island of Bali, centre of Indonesia on February 9-10.