Servere landslides in Son La province

by VTV414 July 2017 Last updated at 11:56 AM

VTV.vn - Severe rain has continued in northern mountainous provinces. In Son La, torrential rains caused serious landslides on Highway 279D which crosses Chieng Lao Commune, Muong La District.

This led to traffic jams and issues with the supply of clean water and electricity to people. The local authorities are urgently trying to resolve the problem.

Son La is solving the problem of electricity lines and rivers in a bid to avoid power and water outage. Meanwhile, provincial army forces being directed to use explosives to the clear the roads of rubble are expected to cause more severe landslides. It may take weeks to fully tackle.

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