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Flash floods, landslides may hit north & central mountainous region: NCHMF ​

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF) said from today until August 18, the northern and north central region will see torrential rains. The rainfall is expected to reach 250mm to 350mm.

Landlisdes will hit northern mountainous region Photo: SGGP

Landlisdes will hit northern mountainous region Photo: SGGP

Heavy rains will hit the provinces of Son La, Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An with the rainfall at 400mm to 500mm.

Besides, the center issued warnings from August 16 to 18, floods will appear on the river system of Hong- Thai Binh and the rivers in Thanh Hoa and Nghe An provinces.

The flooding will reach its peak at warning levels two and three and above these levels on Buoi River (Thanh Hoa).

The possibility of flash floods, landslides will hit the northern & central mountainous region including Lai Chau, Dien Bien, Son La, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai, Phu Tho, Quang Ninh, Lang Son, Cao Bang…

V.PHUC-Translated by V.Ha

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