Heavy rain poses risks of flooding, flash floods, and landslides in many localities
In the morning of 02/10, the National Center for Hydro-meteorological
Forecasting announced a forecast of widespread thunderstorms and local heavy
rains, tornadoes, lightning, and strong winds in the areas from Da Nang to Binh
Thuan, the Central Highlands and Southern region.
to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, last night (01/10)
and this morning (02/10), the area from Da Nang to Binh Thuan, the Central
Highlands and the South had showers and thunderstorms, local heavy to very
heavy rain. Rainfall from 7:00 p.m. on 01/10 to 8:00 a.m. 02/10 in some places was
over 60mm such as: An Hung (Binh Dinh) 61.7mm, Phan Thiet City (Binh Thuan)
98.8mm, Kien Binh (Long An) 75.6mm, My Phuoc (Tien Giang) 67.6mm, Vien An (Soc
Trang) 66.8mm, An Ninh (Kien Giang) 71.2mm,...
National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting forecasts that the day and
night of 02/10, in the areas from Da Nang to Binh Thuan, the Central Highlands
and the South, there will be showers and thunderstorms, local heavy rain with a
rainfall of 20 - 40mm, in some places over 70mm (rainy time is concentrated in
the afternoon and night).
thunderstorms, there is a possibility of tornadoes, lightning and strong winds.
Localized heavy rain is likely to cause flooding in low-lying areas and the
risk of flash floods and landslides in mountainous areas. Warning level of
natural disaster risk due to tornadoes and lightning is level 1.
in the afternoon of 01/10, the Binh Thuan Hydro-meteorological Station sent warning
of flash floods, landslides, and land subsidence due to floods or currents in
in the past few hours, the above mentioned localities have had rain, with some
places having moderate to heavy rain. Rainfall measured from 10:00 to 16:00 on 01/10
was 73.2mm in Phan Thiet, 64.8mm in Tien Thanh, 42.4mm in Tan Lap, 34.0mm in Tan
Hai, 32.3mm in Ma Lam, 30.3mm in Tan An, 31.3mm in Thuan Hoa, 30.5mm in Ke Ga,
29mm in Ham Cuong, 22.3mm in Dong Giang, 20.6mm in Tan Tien...
Thuan Hydro-meteorological Station warns that in the coming hours, it will
continue to rain in Binh Thuan province with accumulated rainfall from 20 - 40
mm, in some places over 40 mm. Due to the impact of heavy rains, the risk of
floods, flash floods, landslides and local inundations may occur along the
basins of Dinh River, Phan River, Ca Ty River and some small rivers and streams
in Ham Thuan Nam and Ham Tân districts, Phan Thiet City, La Gi town, Ham Thuan
at high risk of flash floods, landslides, and local inundation are in Tan Lap
commune, Ham Thuan Nam district. Areas at risk of flash floods, landslides, and
local flooding include Tien Thanh commune (Phan Thiet city); Tan Thuan commune
(Ham Thuan Nam); Binh Tan ward, Tan Thien ward, Tan An ward (La Gi town) Song
Phan commune, Tan Duc commune (Ham Tan).
to the impact of floods, special attention should be paid to constructions and
houses that may be affected by heavy rains, flooded roads, residential areas
along small rivers and streams, sloping hillsides, and areas near sea
estuaries. Due to the impact of heavy rain, there is a risk of local flooding
in low-lying areas, affecting crops, production land and affecting the traffic