EVNNPT donates $43,480 to disaster-stricken locals of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai

EVNNPT donates $43,480 to disaster-stricken locals of Quang Nam and Quang Ngai

EVNNPT donated VND1 billion ($43,480) to support people in Quang Nam and Quang Ngai impacted by the recent storms wreaking havoc in Central Vietnam.
Storm-hit families grasping the knowledge to overcome

Storm-hit families grasping the knowledge to overcome

Extreme weather is challenging ordinary Vietnamese people, with many failing to know how to fully protect themselves from natural disasters.
Storm-proof home initiative transforming living conditions

Storm-proof home initiative transforming living conditions

The recent storms causing misery in central Vietnam may have left large wounds in the lives of poor residents in the south-central province of Quang Ngai.
Resilient homes on flood plains giving hope to at-risk families

Resilient homes on flood plains giving hope to at-risk families

More than 3,200 storm- and flood-resilient houses have become a safe shelter for thousands of people in five central coastal provinces in the aftermath of historic flooding due to the impact of various storms and, most recently, typhoon Molave.
Minister of Planning and Investment offers support to people in central region

Minister of Planning and Investment offers support to people in central region

Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung visited and gave gifts to support the people of disaster-wrecked Central Vietnam.
Transport disrupted across Europe as Storm Ciara sweeps in

Transport disrupted across Europe as Storm Ciara sweeps in

Hundreds of flights and train services were cancelled across northwest Europe on Monday (Feb 10) as Storm Ciara swept in packing powerful winds after lashing Britain and Ireland, where tens of thousands of homes were left without power.
Powerful typhoon Faxai in direct hit on Tokyo

Powerful typhoon Faxai in direct hit on Tokyo

A powerful typhoon with potentially record winds and rain battered the Tokyo region early Monday (Sep 9), sparking evacuation warnings to tens of thousands, widespread blackouts and transport disruption.
Five dead, 14 missing as consequences of storm Wipha

Five dead, 14 missing as consequences of storm Wipha

Five people have died and 14 remain missing as storm Wipha brought torrential rains and strong wind to northern and north central localities for several days from August 1.
Singapore sends condolences to the Philippines over tropical storm casualties

Singapore sends condolences to the Philippines over tropical storm casualties

Singapore's Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has expressed his condolences to his Philippine counterpart over the casualties caused by tropical storm Usman.
Extreme weather forecast for start of 2019

Extreme weather forecast for start of 2019

Up to five cold spells are predicted to hit the northern region in January, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Usagi storm a game changer in insurance business

Usagi storm a game changer in insurance business

The damage wrought by storm Usagi in Ho Chi Minh City has shown insurance firms the way ahead.
HCM City deluged as Storm No. 9 dumps record rain

HCM City deluged as Storm No. 9 dumps record rain

Heavy rains will continue in the south-central and southern regions on Monday (November 26), with 30-70mm expected in most places and up to 100mm in some areas, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Italy storms claim 12 more lives

Italy storms claim 12 more lives

ROME: Floods have killed 12 people on the southern Italian island of Sicily, nine of them from the same family, rescue services said Sunday (Nov 4), raising the week's toll across Italy past 30.
'Zombie' Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

'Zombie' Hurricane Leslie bears down on Portugal, Spain

Heavy squalls began to hit Portugal late on Saturday (Oct 13), with the country on red alert as Hurricane Leslie barrelled towards its coastline in what could be the fiercest storm since 1842.
Perfect storm of factors behind Indonesian quake-tsunami

Perfect storm of factors behind Indonesian quake-tsunami

Inadequate warning systems, a lack of education about what to do when the quake hit and a narrow bay that channelled the tsunami's destructive force - a perfect storm of factors spawned the deadly disaster in Indonesia.
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