2 People Killed in Floods in Vietnam


Storm Conson brought heavy rains to parts of Vietnam, causing flash floods that killed two people and damaged hundreds of homes.

According to the Vietnam Disaster Management Authority (VDMA), between Sept. 10 and early Sept. 13, Storm Conson brought 908 mm of rainfall to Binh Tan, Quang Ngai province. During the same period, Tra Hiep in Quang Ngai received 807 mm of rainfall; Thuong Lo in Thua Thien Hue received 772 mm; Tam Tra in Quang Nam received 772 mm; and Tra Cat in Quang Nam received 685 mm.

According to the VDMA, the worst flooding occurred in Quang Ngai, where 775 houses were damaged. Flooding also affected Quang Tri (10 houses damaged), Con Tum (07 houses), Gia Lai (03 houses). About 750 people from 215 families were evacuated from low-lying areas in Tra Bong, Ba Tho and Binh Son districts in Quang Ngai province. More than 8,000 hectares of rice and crops were flooded or damaged.

One person died after being washed away by floodwaters in Tu Mo Rong district, Con Tum province. Another person died as a result of flooding in Son Tinh District, Quang Ngai Province.

Storm Conson also brought strong winds that damaged the roofs of 131 houses. The rough sea created problems for ships. Rescue crews rescued 18 people from two vessels that encountered problems.

Storm Conson had previously affected parts of the Philippines, where thousands of people were displaced from their homes.

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