Report on casualties after storm Bebinca

by VTV418 August 2018 Last updated at 07:35 AM

VTV.vn - In Kỳ Sơn District of the central province of Nghệ An, heavy rains and floods caused by Storm Bebinca have claimed two lives so far. In addition, another 2 victims have gone missing after being swept away by the floods.

A number of roads in Nghệ An Province have been seriously damaged due to landslides, and several bridges have been submerged by floodwaters. Mountain residents have been isolated while hundreds of households have been evacuated to safe areas.

Water levels in rivers in Nghệ An Province have risen rapidly. 500 out of 625 reservoirs in the province are operating at full capacity, while the Bản Vẽ hydropower plant in Tương Dương District has had to discharge water.

Currently, 350 meters of sea dikes and 1400 meters of salt water prevention dikes are at risk of being damaged.

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