Update news flooding
HCM City Department of Construction has proposed to collect fees on discharged water in an effort to deal with the severe flooding problem in the area.
HCM City will vow to deal with the inundation in city centre areas by next year, said Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Construction Huynh Thanh Khiet.
HCM City is taking steps to improve road and water drainage infrastructure to mitigate its traffic and flooding problems.
Phu Quoc authorities are considering radical solutions to fight against floods after the island incurred the biggest flood in its history last August.
Flooding and tidal surges over the last few days have wreaked havoc in many localities of the southern region.
Da Lat and Phu Quoc, tourism paradises of Vietnam, have experienced historic floods, even though Da Lat is located on a plateau and Phu Quoc is an island.
The recent levels of torrential rain and flooding which have devastated parts of the Central Highlands region and left 10 dead have been the worst to hit the area since September 2009.
Provinces throughout the central highlands suffered from a prolonged period of heavy downpours from August 6-8, resulting in rising water levels and causing severe difficulties for local residents.
Ho Chi Minh City is keen to cooperate with European businesses in building a smart city, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Tran Vinh Tuyen has said.
VietNamNet Bridge – The chairwoman of the HCM City People’s Council urged the city’s People’s Committee to seek better solutions to tackle flooding, pollution and traffic congestion
A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people, but then headed out to sea
The eye of Hurricane Irma grazed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Thursday, rattling buildings after it smashed a string of Caribbean islands as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century,