At least four people have been killed and eight others remain missing in central localities after torrential rains brought by a tropical depression have stricken the region over the past few days. Prolonged heavy rains caused by a tropical depression flooded many areas in central Quảng Trị Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Nguyên Lý Flash floods triggered by heavy rains claimed two lives in Quảng Bình Province while one person is still missing and another injured as of Wednesday morning, according to the latest report from the provincial Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Search and Rescue. The province has evacuated residents in areas at high risk of flash flooding and landslides to safer places. More than 1,000 local households were submerged and isolated due to floods. Rising waters in Quảng Ninh and Lệ Thuỷ districts flooded hundreds of hectares of crops. Landslides were recorded along some sections of National Highway 12A, 15 and 9B. Local authorities are mobilising forces to clear the roads to prevent traffic congestion and accidents. Authorities in Nghệ An Province have reported that two people were killed and over 2,000ha of crops damaged. Torrential rains from August 31 to September 4 prevented nine people in… Read full this story
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