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Extreme natural calamities cause big concerns for Vietnam

Natural disasters in the first six months of the year killed 47 people and caused damages worth VND3.4 trillion.Since the beginning of the year, Vietnam has incurred 16 types of natural disasters, 186 thunderstorms, tornadoes and heavy rains in 43 provinces and cities. The situation ...

Thanh Mai

Combination of factors causes extreme weather: experts

A combination of bad factors, plus cold air mass and convergence of winds at a height of 5,000 meters, have caused extreme weather phenomena, including large hail and the 50-year historic cold spell on April 22-23. The National Center for Hydrometeorological Forecasting believes that the 2020 ...

Le Ha

Natural disasters kill 218, cost VN $860m

Natural disasters have killed 218 people and caused a total loss of VNĐ20 trillion (US$860 million) to the country this year.Although the number of fatalities and damage was much lower than both in 2016 and 2017, natural disasters have still caused serious destruction to the ...

Climate change exposes HCMC to extreme weather

Extreme weather, especially abnormally heavy rain, has been increasingly frequent in HCMC this year as a result of climate change, according to the HCMC Steering Center of the Urban Flood Control Program (SCFC).Keep reading ...

Van Nam

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