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Northern region to suffer heavy rain amid tropical depression

A low-pressure zone area over the East Sea has developed into a tropical depression and is forecast to make landfall in China, bringing with it heavy rains to northern Vietnamese localities,

Heavy rains in Central Coast provinces still develop complicatedly

Due to the influence of the cold air front combined with high-altitude disturbances of the prevailing wind, from November 14 and 15, there will be moderate, heavy, and torrential rains in Central Vietnam.

Southern provinces brace for heavy rain caused by intertropical convergence zone

According to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, the intertropical convergence zone with an axis passing through the South Central Coast connects with a low-pressure area in the East Sea moving inland

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.

Heavy rain, floods wreak havoc in central provinces as new typhoon approaches

Ongoing heavy rains and flooding has killed 20 people in central provinces, and 14 more have been reported missing in central provinces, as the country braces for the seventh typhoon to hit this year.

Hanoi swelters in the midst of a summer heat wave

The majority of the country’s northern provinces, including Hanoi, have been hit by a major hot spell, with temperatures climbing to highs of 40 degrees Celsius.

Heavy rains kill one, injures 12 in northern provinces

Heavy rains and whirlwinds killed one person and injured eight others in the northern midland province of Phu Tho from May 8 night to early May 9.

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.

Heavy rain submerges in central highlands provinces

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.

Heavy rain, landslide death toll rises to 72, 30 still missing

 Some 72 people have been killed as of 21:00 on October 15 in widespread floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in the central region and northern mountainous provinces.

Northern provinces brace for heavy rain, landslides

 VietNamNet Bridge – Northern provinces are expected to receive heavy rain until Tuesday, possibly causing landslides and flash floods according to the National Centre for Hydrometeorogical Forecasting.

Japan rescuers dig through rubble as rain goes on, at least six dead

Thousands of Japanese rescuers dug through twisted wood and mud on Friday in the wake of freak rains that killed six people and forced nearly 80,000 from their homes, with more rain falling amid warnings of further landslides.

Heavy rain, flooding cause havoc in Lai Chau

 VietNamNet Bridge – A weeklong spell of rain in the northern province of Lai Chau has resulted in damages worth an estimated VND8 billion (US$355,000).

Death toll from Bangladesh landslides rises to 94 after heavy rain

 At least 94 people were killed in Bangladesh on Tuesday when landslides triggered by heavy rain buried hillside homes, 

Thousands shelter as 'screaming, howling' Cyclone Debbie hits north Australia

Howling winds, heavy rain and huge seas pounded Australia's northeast on Tuesday, damaging homes, wrecking jetties and cutting power to thousands of people as Tropical Cyclone Debbie tore through Queensland state

Heavy rain continues to pound central region

VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy rainfall that caused floods over the past four days in the central region claimed three deaths and inundated many areas, according to search and rescue teams. 

North Korea flooding kills 133, displaces 107,000: U.N.

Flooding from heavy rain in North Korea has killed 133 people in its northeast while 395 are missing, with many homes and critical infrastructure destroyed,

Hurricane Patricia: Risk of floods and landslides

 Mexico's president has warned that Hurricane Patricia still poses a threat of floods and landslides as it brings heavy rain to parts of the country.

Typhoon Koppu weakens as it crosses the Philippines

 Typhoon Koppu has weakened after battering the northern Philippines on Sunday.

HCM City struggles to cope with record rainfall, floods

 VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy rain continued to flood parts of southern HCM City last Saturday as the city's billion dollars worth of anti-flooding infrastructure could not drain the water out fast enough.