DARAGA, Philippines: A powerful typhoon with gusts of up to 235 kilometres an hour hit the Philippines late Sunday (Dec 25), disrupting Christmas celebrations for tens of thousands who fled its approach, officials said.
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has sent a commendation letter to teachers at a kindergarten in Phu Yen who risked their lives saving 15 children in a flash flood.
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People forced to leave their homes because of climate change in South Asia should get the same protections given to political refugees, advocates said on Thursday.
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Powerful impact of cold front and east monsoon continue triggering consecutive heavy downpours and devastating flood across the central provinces from Thua Thien- Hue to Quang Ngai, warned the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center on December 6.
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Another cold spell is forecast to hit the northern region tomorrow, December 7, with Hanoi's temperature set to fall to 14 degrees Celsius.
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Heavy flood that resulted from downpours has hit southern Thailand, claiming at least 11 lives, according to local media. reported in Bangkok by the Vietnamnews.
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At least ten people died, one was missing and three were injured because of heavy rain and flash flood in two central provinces of Binh Dinh and Quang Ngai in the recent days, reported the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention.
Heavy rain and flood cause serious landslide in the central provinces.
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Flash flood has caused up to four deaths and injured three people in the southern-central province of Binh Dinh. Torrential rains have also flooded several provinces in central and southern-central Vietnam.
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Heavy rain and flood release from local water reservoirs entirely inundated and isolated the central provinces from Quang Nam to Binh Dinh in the last two days, reported Department on Natural Disaster Prevention in the Central and Highlands Central.
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One person was killed and one remains missing after three days of rain caused floods and left many areas in Binh Dinh Province isolated.
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After a cold front had pushed from the northern to central region, it caused heavy rains on the large scale on November 30, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
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Many localities in the two central provinces of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai are suffering flooding and landslide because of non- stop heavy rains and flood release from hydropower dams and irrigational works in the recent days, making interrupted traffic.
A cold front will strengthen in the northern region which outputted the atmospheric lowest temperature at 18- 20 degrees Celsius in the northern delta region, below 17 degrees Celsius in the mountainous areas, even dropping down 13. 5 degrees Celsius in Sa Pa town of Lao Cai from November 1, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
A severe flash flood is forecast to occur in the central region.
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Torrential rain on October 30-31 has submerged many villages in the central province of Quang Binh.
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