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30 Jul 2012 description

Summary

  • Although the storm has dissipated totally mid last week, heavy to very heavy rainfall keeps affecting the Northern provinces, especially the North-Eastern mountainous provinces.

  • Water levels are receding slowly in upstream areas, but increasing quickly in downstream Red river and Thai Binh river. They will continue to do so over the next 24h.

  • So far, 10 people died, 1 person is still missing and 3 people were injured. The most recent casualty is a 53 year old women that died due to a landslide in Lai Chau province.

27 Jul 2012 description

Summary

  • Heavy rainfall due to Tropical Storm Vicente (No.4) has caused landslides in Cao Bang, Lao Cai, Tuyen Quang and Ha Giang provinces.

  • To date, based on damage data Tuyen Quang is the worst affected province.

  • So far 9 people have been killed, out of whom 2 children, mainly due to landslides and drowning.

  • 11 classrooms and 318 houses have been damaged, the majority in Tuyen Quang province.

  • River water levels are decreasing in upstream areas, but rising quickly in downstream areas.

25 Jul 2012 description

Summary

  • After making landfall on the 24th July in South-China, the very strong typhoon Vicente (No.4) weakened quickly into a tropical depression and then into a low pressure zone.

  • It has caused medium to heavy rain in most of the Northern mountainous and Red River Delta provinces in Vietnam

  • The rainfall can potentially cause landslides, flash floods and river flooding.

  • No damage has been reported so far.