Laos - Flash floods (NOAA, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 August 2019)

  • Heavy rainfall affected northern Laos over the last few days causing flash floods and leading to casualties and damage.
  • According to media reports, 500 people have been affected in 3 villages of Baeng District of Oudomxay Province (Nahuay, Huayla and Thakard). 5 houses were damaged and several roads flooded.
  • Over the next 24 hours, moderate to locally heavy rainfall is forecast over northern Laos, with very heavy rainfall over Vientiane Province.