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Ha Giang struck by heavy floods

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HCMC – Many areas in Ha Giang Province have been hit hard by downpours, resulting in the widespread inundation and landslides in Vi Xuyen District, Ha Giang City and Hoang Su Phi District.

Ha Giang Chairman Nguyen Van Son on July 21 sent urgent dispatches to the provincial committee for natural disaster control, search and rescue and other relevant agencies, asking them to promptly adopt effective measures to combat floods triggered by heavy rains, Dan Tri Online reported.

Torrential rains would last until the end of July 22, posing high risks of flash floods and landslides in many areas in the province, according to the province’s weather forecasting center.

To minimize the damage caused by the natural disaster, the provincial chairman told several districts and the city to mobilize forces and equipment to be ready for fighting flooding and supporting locals.

Cars float in water at the inundated Ly Tu Trong-Tran Hung Dao Intersection
A house located in Quang Trung Ward in the city is damaged by rockslides
The water level of the Lo River rises
Landslides kill two people in Ban Nhung Commune in Hoang Su Phi District
National Highway 34 in Ha Giang City submerged in water, stranding many people – PHOTO: HA GIANG’S TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT

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