Heavy rains cause flooding in Vietnam

The Vietnam Disaster Management Authority reports that 2 people were killed and 7 more were injured in the northern provinces after heavy rains and landslides that began on September 26, 2020.

At Han Ku in Phu Tho, 338 mm of rain was recorded in 24 hours on 27 September.

The rain caused a landslide that collapsed a house in Ha Hoa, Phu Tho, killing 2 people.

Across the province, 7 people were injured and 3 bridges and roads at more than 30 locations were damaged or destroyed. In Phu Tho, 61 houses were damaged and 12 houses were damaged in Lao Cai by heavy rain.

Damage caused by rain, in particular to crops, has also been reported in Hazang and Yenbai provinces.

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