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Viet Nam, storm, flood and landslide in the north and north-central region (May 28, 2022) – Viet Nam

Ha Giang, Viet Nam

Event date : Tue 24 May 2022

AHADID: AHA-ST-2022-000600-VNM | GLIDE number:

Update date: Sat May 28, 2022 7:59:08 PM


Cao Bằng, Hoà Bình, Hà Giang, Hà Nội, Lào Cai, Phú Thọ, Thái Nguyên, Tuyên Quang, Yên Bái, Điện Biên


as of May 28, floods cause damage to 26,767 hectares of rice and crops According to a report by the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, floods in the North and Center-North regions from May 21 to 27 May left 6 dead and 6 injured the others. 512 houses damaged, urgent relocation.

Concerning agriculture: 26,767ha of rice, flooded crops, 922ha of aquatic products were damaged; 26,302 cattle and poultry died and were taken away. Regarding traffic: 39,382 m3 of earth, landslides, 10 bridges for people’s lives were damaged and washed away. In Lam Dong province, heavy rains in Da Teh district on May 26 flooded 39 houses; 173ha of crops.

On Ho Chi Minh Road, the section passing through Pho Nui Residential Cluster, Cho Chu City, Dinh Hoa District, Thai Nguyen Province, landslides occurred from Mount Nan to the road, causing damage and subsidence of the road surface. Currently, on the mountain, many large rocks are likely to fall, which may directly affect households in the area. The People’s Committee of Dinh Hoa district held an emergency meeting and agreed on the plan to immediately relocate 6 households of 22 people to a place away from the danger zone.

Heavy rains for 3 days in the North caused heavy damage to people and property. Experts predict that the region will continue to experience thunderstorms until the end of May.

According to the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, heavy rains have occurred in the north in the past three days, causing heavy damage in many places in Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai, Lao Cai and Thailand. . Nguyen, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Cao Bang, Hanoi.

As of May 24 afternoon, this disaster claimed 2 lives in Tuyen Quang due to landslides, one person died in Hoa Binh due to flooding. At the same time, 4 other people were injured by landslides and heavy rains which caused houses to collapse in Tuyen Quang.

Regarding property, 253 houses were damaged, more than 9,300 hectares of rice and crops, 64 hectares of aquatic products were damaged. In addition, 27 cattle and 835 poultry died.

Heavy rains also caused partial flooding of many roads, landslides on 24,600 m3 of soil and rock on national roads 2, 279, 4C, 4D, provincial roads 170, 171, 177, 204, 212 and many rural roads.

In the evening and tonight (May 24), the North and the North Central region will maintain thunderstorms in the amount of 20 to 40 mm, in some places more than 50 mm. Especially in the areas of Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La, Hoa Binh, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Cao Bang, Bac Kan, the rainfall can reach 40 to 70 mm, in some places more than 100 mm.

Earlier on the night of May 23 and the morning of May 24, some low-lying and low-lying areas in urban areas such as Hanoi, Vinh Yen City (Vinh Phuc) and Bac Ninh City suffered heavy flooding when the rain fell continuously. customary. The place with the heaviest rainfall during this period was Vinh Phuc when it recorded 413mm of rain in less than 24 hours.