Floods leave 19 dead, missing in northern, central provinces - News Summed Up

Floods leave 19 dead, missing in northern, central provinces


Floods leave 19 dead, missing in northern, central provincesFloods and landslides in northern mountainous and central provinces have killed 15 people and left four missing, along with heavy losses in property, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. Three locals in Thanh Hoa and another in Lai Chau were still missing. Floods drown 6,523 hectares of rice and crops, with the largest area of 4,586 being in Thanh Hoa province. In Lai Chau, floods and landslides blocked many sections of national highways 4D, 4H and 12, along with provincial roads 127, 128 and 129, causing traffic congestion. At the same time, the Mekong Delta provinces of Long An, An Giang, Kien Giang and Dong Thap are likely to suffer from floods in the rainy season.-VNA


Source: VietNamNet News September 03, 2018 09:22 UTC



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