Tag Archives: Vietnam Floods 2010

Vietnam Hit by Floods & Landslides

HA NOI — Torrential rains brought floods and landslides to the country’s central region, threatening thousands of hectares of rice fields and isolating thousands of households. The National Hydro-Meteorology Forecast Centre warned of possible flash floods and landslides in submerged

15 Dead Found With Sunken Bus

Rescuers in Vietnam recovered the bodies of 15 passengers who drowned when their bus was swept away in floodwaters that have killed a total of 74 people, police said. Thousands of onlookers gathered beside the Lam River to watch as

Destructive Weather Kills Dozens

Video Report: Typhoon Megi left destruction in the Philippines, and now heads for China. Christchurch, New Zealand is rattled by another strong aftershock, and flooding rains cause more misery in Haiti.

China / Vietnam don’t need Megi

Video Report: Even before typhoon Megi arrives, torrential rain and flooding have caused dozens of deaths in parts of China and Vietnam. Millions are affected and 140,000 people have been forced from their homes in China alone.

78,000 evacuated in Vietnam floods

Flooding has killed at least 14 people in Vietnam and forced around 78,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in the centre of the country, officials have said. Nghe An province recorded the highest death toll with eight people

Vietnam flood death toll reaches 64

HANOI (AFP) – The death toll from flooding in central Vietnam jumped further on Sunday, with 64 people listed as killed and 19 missing more than a week after heavy rains struck the area. Hardest-hit Quang Binh province reported 44

Floods continue in Asia, 140 dead

HANOI, Vietnam – Asia’s death toll from vicious rains spiked Thursday to nearly 140 as disaster officials reached previously isolated areas in Vietnam, while the worst flooding in parts of southern China in nearly a half-century killed one person and

Floods kill six in central Vietnam

Hanoi. (AFP) – Floods caused by heavy weekend rain killed six people in central Vietnam, the government said on Monday. Ha Tinh province recorded the worst toll with four people dead, while neighbouring Quang Binh and Quang Tri provinces reported

Vietnam: Floods and landslides kill 10

HANOI (AFP) – Flooding and landslides caused by heavy rain have killed at least 10 people in Vietnam’s northern mountainous provinces near China, the government said Sunday. The biggest death toll of five came in Ha Giang province, where people