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High tides cause landslides in South Central coast

by VTV421 December 2017 Last updated at 12:25 PM

VTV.vn - About ten houses in the coastal area of Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan Province have completely collapsed due to landslides, and 50 other houses are now threatened by about a thousand metres of potential landslide.

Serious landslides are the result of strong winds and high tide in the locality. Local authorities have moved families who lost their houses to safety zones, and are directing the reinforcement of other houses. Also in Ninh Thuan Province, landslides have damaged dykes in Dong Hai Ward, Phan Rang Thap Cham City. While in Phu Yen Province, 70 households in An Phu Commune, Tuy Hoa City have been affected by landslides.

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