Flash floods, landslides cause over VND3 trillion losses

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VOV News English 4 day(s) ago

Flash floods, landslides cause over VND3 trillion losses

(VOV) - Though Vietnam has extensive experience dealing with natural disasters, climate change their frequency and intensity are on the rise, inflicting great loss of life and property.

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Vietnam weather agency warns of flashflood, landslides in northern region

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 day(s) ago

Vietnam weather agency warns of flashflood, landslides in northern region

Vietnamese northern provinces are experiencing heavy rains that can combine with rising river water to cause flashflood and landslides, the National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Center warned Monday as cold nap hit the region.

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Flash floods leave 1 dead, another missing

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Floods triggered by torrential rains in northern mountainous provinces killed one person and left another missing on Wednesday, according to the Central Steering Committee on Flood and Storm Control.

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Q-Mobile introduces Q-Smart Windows Phone

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 week(s) ago

Q-Mobile Joint Stock Company, an enterprise possesses a Vietnamese mobile phone brand Q-Smart, today launches a new smartphone series named Storm.

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Ca Mau: unfavourable weather causes serious economic loss

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Heavy rain, whirlwind and flood tides in the southern province of Ca Mau over the past several months have caused serious impacts on agricultural production and threaten safety of local people.

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Electricity back on following typhoon

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Electricity supply was fully restored last Friday in northern provinces that were badly hit by super storm Rammasun nearly a week earlier, Electricity of Viet Nam (EVN) reported.

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Time to be afraid - preparing for the next big solar storm

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Time to be afraid - preparing for the next big solar storm

The probability of a solar storm striking Earth in the next decade with enough force to do serious damage to electricity networks could be as high as 12 percent, according to solar scientists.

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PM directs response to Storm Rammasun

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung has issued a Telegraph asking ministries, agencies and localities to focus on coping with Storm Rammasun.

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Irrigators told to prepare for storms

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ha Noi Irrigation Works Department told irrigation companies to dredge and clean up rivers, lakes and other streams to supply water for agricultural production and flood prevention during this storm season.

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Ha Noi to inspect flood prevention preparations

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Ha Noi to inspect flood prevention preparations

Ha Noi will set up 13 teams to inspect storm and flood prevention efforts ahead of this year's storm season, according to an official from the city's Flood Prevention and Control Office.

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Hanoi prepares for super storms

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Hanoi prepares for super storms

VietNamNet Bridge – The city authorities in Hanoi have asked relevant agencies to develop a plan to cope with super storms, given that the weather is changing due to climate change. The plan aims to proactively respond to natural disasters to mitigate the consequences of such storms.

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Are Ha Noi dykes rainproof?

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Ha Noi's dykes must be strengthened as the monsoon season nears, Do Duc Thinh, director of Ha Noi Dike Management and Flood Control Department tells Ha Noi Moi (New Ha Noi).

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Effective super storm reaction plans needed

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

Effective super storm reaction plans needed

Hoang Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister, assigned ministries, agencies and localities to make assessment and preparation plans in case of severe weather incidents.

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Gov’t asks for active response to super storms

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Báo điện tử CP English 2 month(s) ago

VGP – Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai has assigned ministries, agencies and localities to take a series of measures to prepare for and minimize impacts of super storms.

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Soil erosion strikes in Mekong Delta province

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Soil erosion as a result of climate change and rising sea levels is worsening in the coastal areas of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh, impacting greatly on the life of local residents.

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