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Biodiversity declining in Vietnam's central coastal areas

Because of pollution, climate change and overexploitation, marine biodiversity in the central region is declining.

Tropical low pressure forms in East Sea

A tropical depression has formed in the East Sea with strongest winds near its centre reaching up to 40 to 50km per hour, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.


Vietnam to help find Lao missing flood victims

Authorities in Laos have asked for Vietnam's support to look for seven nationals who have gone missing in floods.


Storm forecasted to hit northern Vietnam

A tropical depression could strengthen into a storm which would affect many northern provinces.


Hurricane Willa makes landfall in Mexico

 Hurricane Willa, a storm described by forecasters as "life-threatening" and "potentially catastrophic", has made landfall in western Mexico.

Deadly storm blasts across Europe, killing three

 Winter storms are sweeping across western Europe, causing three deaths and widespread disruption.

La Nina appears but will not have strong impact: expert

VietNamNet Bridge - La Nina has returned this year but it won’t have a strong impact, according to the Central Hydrometeorological Forecasting Center.

Eleven killed in Moscow storm

 As many 11 people were killed and scores injured by falling trees and debris from buildings as a storm swept through Moscow on Monday, the national Investigation Committee,

15 storms to enter Vietnam in 2017

 VietNamNet Bridge – El Nino, which is forecast to last until the end of 2017, will cause drought and salinity intrusion in many areas of the country during the dry season, 

Storm causes floods, blackouts in New Zealand's biggest city

 A powerful storm caused flooding, landslides and blackouts in New Zealand on Sunday, leaving thousands of homes without power, emergency services officials said.

Localities brace for storm as tropical pressure increases

 VietNamNet Bridge – A freshly formed tropical pressure zone in the East Sea is likely to develop into a storm, prompting localities to take preventive measures against its possible impact.

Macedonia declares state of emergency after 21 die in flash floods

 Macedonia declared a state of emergency in its capital Skopje and neighboring districts on Sunday, a day after at least 21 people were killed in flash floods caused by a storm.

Hurricane Earl nears Belize, dumping rains on Honduras

 Hurricane Earl thundered towards the shores of Belize on Wednesday, dumping heavy rains on Honduras and prompting hundreds of people to take cover on the Caribbean coastline as the large storm closed in.

Snowstorm in U.S. Midwest wreaks havoc on travel, schools

 A major wind and snow storm downed power lines, closed highways and schools and grounded hundreds of flights over a wide swath of the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday.

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 41 in U.S

 Storms hit southern and central U.S. states over the Christmas holiday, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 41 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.

Coastal provinces brace as storm Mujigae nears

Coastal localities stretching from northern QuangNinh province to central KhanhHoa province are bracing for tropical storm Mujigae which entered the East Sea after it gained strength from a tropical low-pressure system October 2.

Ice bucket challenge splashes down in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – The worldwide phenomenon know as the Ice Bucket Challenge is taking Viet Nam by storm. Students, IT workers and celebrities have been joining in the activity.

‘Sovereignty protection’ malware is of Chinese origin

The malware recently spread via email, disguised as a document promoting Vietnam’s sovereignty over its airspace and waters, is being sent from a Chinese company, a local Internet security firm warned Friday.

Hurricane Arthur skirts North Carolina

 Hurricane Arthur, packing winds of 100mph, has made landfall in the US state of North Carolina, as thousands abandon their 4 July holiday plans.