Surging flood water and mud brought by a devastating typhoon killed nine people in an elderly care home in northern Japan, officials said Wednesday, after the third storm in two weeks ripped through the country.
One Ho Chi Minh City leader has brought up the ineffective solutions to flooding in the southern metropolis and called for the problem to be permanently solved in the future.
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The levelling of land for construction purposes, as well as the effects of climate change and rising sea levels, has contributed to a dramatic increase in water levels of the Sai Gon River.
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A recent pouring rain that struck Ho Chi Minh City has urged competent authorities to speed up flood control projects and figure out new measures to deal with similar downpours in the future.
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The Ministry of Health yesterday sent its dispatch to its departments in cities and provinces in the northern region where were struck by the storm to order implementation of disease prevention task.
At least seven people have been killed in a landslide that occurred at a gold mining quarry in the northern Vietnamese province of Lao Cai.
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Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday led a work team of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention to check the clean-up after typhoon Dianmu in Yen Bai province.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung and working delegation check the progress of overcoming consequences caused by typhoon Dianmu in Yen Bai province.
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Prolonged heavy rains and flooding caused by typhoon Dianmu and tropical low trough poured down the Northern provinces and Hanoi capital on the large scale, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
Gieng Vuong market sinks under flood water.
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India became Vietnam's largest exporter of low-priced completely built-up (CBU) small cars during the first seven months of this year, according to the Vietnam General Department of Customs.
Typhoon Dianmu's heavy rains and flash flood left 13 dead, missing after it made landfall in the north on August 19 and was weakened into low pressure on August 21.
Yen Bai sinks underwater after downpour rains. (Photo: SGGP)
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Seven people have been killed, two are missing, and eight have been wounded by the impact of tropical storm Dianmu in northern Vietnam over the weekend.
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A Vietnamese scientist is blaming human interference along the banks of a major river in Ho Chi Minh City for rising water levels.
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According to Director of the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center Mr. Hoang Duc Cuong, the intensity of tropical typhoon Dianmu may operate strongerly after it hits Gulf of Tonkin and makes landslide in the northern province with the powerful wind of level 9- 13 this afternoon.
Typhoon Dianmu is approaching the northern region of Vietnam. (Photo: the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center)
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Louisiana has faced epic flooding, with six people killed and thousands evacuated to emergency shelters after waterways in the southern part of the state overflowed their banks, sources from Vietnam News/AFP.
Downpours in Vietnam’s northern mountains last week caused flash floods that killed at least five people, including two children, and left two others missing.
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