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Flash flood guidance system in Southeast Asia announced

A conference to announce the Southeast Asia Flash Flood Guidance System (SeAFFGS) was held by the Vietnam Meteorological and Hydrological Administration (VNMHA) in Hanoi on June 28.

Northern region warned of extreme weather

Provinces and cities in the northeast and north central regions are set to see heavy rain of up to 40-120mm on April 26, said the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

Deadly flash flood occurs in Lao Cai Province

An unprecedented downpour was prolonged in Minh Luong Commune, Van Ban District in Lao Cai Province from the night of April 16 to the following day, triggering ferocious flash flood and landslide leaving three deaths.

Four killed, two missing as flash floods hit Central Highlands, South Central regions

Four people had been killed and two others missing because of widespreading flooding, triggered by adverse downpours, in the Central Highlands and the South Central region, as of 6:00pm on December 1.

Flash flood sweeps away many houses in Dien Bien

A flash flood occurred in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien, isolating three local communes and causing big losses for local residents.


Period of extreme weather conditions kills five in northern mountainous region

A series of floods and landslides triggered by a period of torrential rain over the past few days has left five people dead, with one person missing and a further 25 people injured in mountainous regions situated in the north on April 25.

Five killed in northern torrential rain, one missing

Two days of heavy rain in north Vietnam has left five people dead, five more injured, and one person missing.

Lam Dong hit by flashflood

More than 100 houses were submerged in a flash flood in Lam Dong Province on June 18.

Northern and central provinces enter heat wave

The ongoing heat wave in the northern and central provinces could last until next Monday (April 22) with temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius in some areas, the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting (NCHF) reported.

Severe flash flood hits Nghe An at nightime

 VietNamNet Bridge – A flash flood triggered by heavy downpours has submerged schools in Yen Tinh Commune, Tuong Duong District in the central province of Nghe An.

Phu Yen: Serious damage after flood caused by drunks

Authorities in Son Hoa District of the central province of Phu Yen said that police had identified three drunken local men who were responsible for causing a flood that inundated a large swathe of fields and swept away tons of harvested sugarcane.  

Record flooding hits U.S. Midwest, threatens South

 Swollen rivers in the U.S. Midwest and other regions brought flood warnings for over 12 million Americans on Wednesday as scores of buildings were submerged after days of intense rain in which 24 people have died.

Flash floods in Sapa (photo)

 VietNamNet Bridge – At least 21 people have been killed, two are missing and 16 others injured following days of torrential rains, flash floods and landslides in the northern mountain province of Lao Cai.

At least 5,000 killed in flood in N. India: official

 At least 5,000 people have been killed by flash flood in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand last week, said a government official on Sunday.

Thanh Hoa: Flash flood sweeps away four family members

While they were preparing for the dinner, a flash flood suddenly came, sweeping away the family of Mr. Giang A Phung in Suoi Long Village in Tam Chung Commune, Muong Lat District, Thanh Hoa Province.