Update news whirlwinds

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.

Whirlwinds, hailstorms cause serious damage to northern Vietnam

One person was killed in Ha Giang while 14 others were injured in Ha Giang and Yen Bai provinces as of 16:00 on March 3, according to the central steering committee for natural disaster prevention.

Heavy rains forecast to hit northern localities

Northern localities are forecast to suffer heavy rains beginning Monday night, with rainfall expected to reach 200mm within a 24-hour period in some provinces, according to the National Hydro-Meteorological Forecast Centre.

Whirlwinds cause losses in Ha Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – Whirlwinds and hail caused extensive damage to property and crops in many districts of the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on Thursday morning, online newspaper baotintuc.vn reported yesterday.

Lao Cai hit by hailstorms, whirlwinds

 Several areas in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai were hit by hailstorms and whirlwinds during March 17-19, according to the office of the province’s natural disaster control and rescue committee.

El Nino poses negative impacts on Vietnam’s weather

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam could bear the brunt of severe effects from the El Nino phenomenon which could last until the end of this year and have a harsh impact on global weather patterns.

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Wild bull rampages in central province

A wild bull killed one man and wounded three others in Dai Lanh commune in this central province yesterday.

Heavy rains, whirlwinds injure six people

VietNamNet Bridge – Heavy rains, accompanied by whirlwinds, have injured at least six people, destroyed thousands of houses and damaged hundreds of hectares of crops in several northern, central and central highlands localities.