Viet Nam

Vietnam - Severe weather (NCHMF, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 May 2022)

  • Severe weather, including heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, was reported on 9-13 May across northern Provinces of Vietnam, resulting in floods, flash floods, landslides and casualties.

  • According to media reports, at least 9 people died and about 100 houses were damaged or destroyed. Flood water and landslides damaged several bridges and road sections and a number of dams and reservoirs were also affected.

  • On 16-17 May, moderate to locally heavy rainfall with thunderstorms is forecast over northern Vietnam.