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Severe flooding halts hydropower plant in northern Vietnam

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 10:15:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

A prolonged period of heavy rain which triggered severe flooding from July 19 to July 21 in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang has caused significant losses to local households and construction sites throughout the locality. A series of heavy downpours destroyed several houses in Ha....

How can Hanoi prepare for heavy rains and floods?

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 15:57:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

A meeting of the National Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control in early July discussed solutions to cope with the heavy rains and floods in the northern uplands and delta. The meeting took place at a time when heavy rains and floods were occurring in the south of China which took a heavy toll on people and assets.

River dams in China helped alleviate drought along Lancang-Mekong, research finds

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 15:17:00 +0200globaltimes (en)

A fisherwoman walks on an embankment on October 31, 2019, on the Mekong River in Pak Chom district in Thailand during the drought. Photo: AFP China was one of the countries that suffered the most from a severe drought along the Lancang-Mekong River in 2019, hydrology researchers found, in contrast....

Northern mountainous region must prepare for extreme weather

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 18:04:00 +0200vietnambreakingnews (en)

Erosion caused by flash flood in the northern mountainous province of Lào Cai’s Bát Xát District between July 3 and 5. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — The northern mountainous region is set to experience extreme and unpredictable weather from now until the end of the year, requiring local governments to....

Typhoon preparedness still lacking

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 10:21:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

They were speaking at a conference on typhoons held on Monday in Hanoi by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). The experts said the number of workers specialised in dealing with typhoons was few and the country lacked necessary equipment for them.

Vietnam's northern region prepares for natural disasters

Sun, 05 Jul 2020 06:08:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

Concerned agencies were told to conduct a comprehensive inspection of supplies, equipment and human resources to deal with natural disasters, as well as to carefully check the dyke systems in the region. To respond to torrential rains in mountainous and delta regions, the committee’s deputy head....

'Something bad's going to happen': Big surf and high tide hit Newport Beach's Balboa Peninsula with flooding

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 23:47:00 +0200daily-pilot (en)

The sun was out in Newport Beach, the skies clear on the eve of July 4 when Bruce Ogilvie plopped down in the sand. But something, he said, felt off. A lifeguard had chased him out of his usual spot, which seemed puzzling at the time, but then Ogilvie saw the guard sprint into the water and save two girls caught in a rip tide.

Vietnam ugogrades meteorological forecasting technology

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 05:41:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

Since 2018, units of the National Meteorological Forecasting Center have established relations with IRI (the US International Research Institute for Climate and Society), CIAT (International Center for Tropical Agriculture), UK Met Office and FMI (Finnish Meteorological Institute), and participated....

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