Update news Drought
VietNamNet Bridge - Many areas in the central region are suffering from severe drought and saline intrusion.
VietNamNet Bridge – Up to US$33 billion could be going up in smoke annually by 2030 if Vietnam does not act on climate change,
VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta, one of the most vulnerable deltas in the world in regard to climate change, must begin to take urgent measures to deal with the continuing consequences of changing weather patterns,
VietNamNet Bridge - Extreme weather conditions are forecast to occur from now to the end of the year, according to Le Thanh Hai, deputy director of National Hydrometeorology Centre.
VietNamNet Bridge – Hot weather and drought continue scorching the southern-central coastal provinces in the upcoming days, reported the Central Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
VietNamNet Bridge – A severe drought, believed to have begun last year, was likely to continue till the middle of September throughout central Viet Nam,
As severe drought continues to affect the central region, the Viet Nam Red Cross will provide urgent aid for 900 poor and near-poor households.
VietNamNet Bridge – Severe, frequent droughts are seriously threatening water security, Truong Dinh Du, formerly with the Viet Nam Institute for Water Resources Development, tells Nong Thon Ngay Nay.
VietNamNet Bridge – Severe drought and the resultant intrusion of seawater tides deep into the Mekong Delta are badly affecting the daily life of people there.
A shortage of fresh water and severe saline intrusion has seriously affected agricultural cultivation in the Mekong Delta since mid-February.
The central, Central Highlands, and southern regions are likely to face water shortages and even droughts during the dry season from March to September this year, as rainfall in the regions are forecast to be significantly below traditional averages
Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has approved a proposal to speed up a project to broaden Tho Xuan Airport in central province of Thanh Hoa.