In the Mekong Delta, a million hectares of land is regularly affected by flooding due to ocean tides.
An anti-flooding project in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho could cost much more than originally estimated.
Climate change increases the risk to hard-hit central provinces, but few want to leave the only home they know.
Vietnam Railways (VNR), the state-owned operator of the railway system in Vietnam, incurred a loss of nearly VND27 billion (US$1.16 million) between October 7 and now, when heavy rain lashed the country’s central region, leading to flash floods and landslides.…
HCMC’s flooding problem was exacerbated in the first nine months this year, with an additional 18 routes getting inundated during heavy rains.
A pregnant woman who drowned in Vietnam was one of at least 114 people killed in record-breaking floods that have pummeled the country’s central coast.
Hundreds of thousands of homes are submerged and at least 132 people have been killed as some of the worst flooding in decades hits Vietnam and Cambodia, affecting more than 5 million people.
More than 100 so far reported dead or missing after two storms destroy homes and leave trail of destruction
Heavy flooding and landslides have hit central Vietnam for more than a week. Rescue workers faced a dangerous situation, after 13 of them died trying to reach those trapped in the mud.
Landslide in Quang Tri province comes days after another mudslide killed 13, mostly soldiers, in neighbouring region.
Rescuers in Vietnam have recovered the bodies of 11 army personnel and two other people who were buried in a landslide while trying to reach victims of another landslide
Nearly 40 people have died in Vietnam and Cambodia and scores more are missing, including rescuers, due to prolonged heavy rain and flash flooding as tropical storm Nangka edges towards the Vietnamese coast.
At least 18 people died and more than a dozen are missing after floods submerged homes in central Vietnam and rough seas capsized fishing boats, authorities said Monday, as another storm threatened fresh downpours.
Many villages in the north-central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri were still severely inundated as of Saturday afternoon, as flooding has broken the record in 1983 due to prolonged downpours over the past days.
Extreme rainfall leaves two dead in Cambodia, five in Vietnam as incoming tropical depression expected to worsen situation.
Torrential rains have deluged Vietnam over the last three days, triggering flooding and forcing the evacuation of over 11,000 people in central Vietnamese regions.