Quang Ngai flooded after heavy rain
  • | tienphong, dtinews.vn | September 24, 2021 10:03 AM
Many areas in the central Quang Ngai Province have been flooded with houses damaged after a rainstorm on September 23.


Heavy rain floods a Quang Ngai street on September 24

The rainfall measured during the six-hour of rain in Quang Ngai was 150-300mm. Various streets in Quang Ngai were deeply flooded including Hung Vuong, Phan Boi Chau, Quang Trung and Tran Hung Dao streets. Some places were under 500mm of water.

A whirlwind also occurred in Son Tra Village, damaging the walls and blowing away the roofs of 15 houses in the village. Ung Dinh Hien, vice chairman of Binh Son District said they had relocated the residents from the damaged houses and other vulnerable areas to safe zones.


Some streets deep under water

Boats and ships including the passenger ship on the Sa Ky-Ly Son route were banned from going out to sea until further notice. Coastal towns and communes such as Binh Son, Mo Duc and Ly Son must guide residents on how to reinforce their houses.

Quang Ngai Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting raised warnings about flash floods and landslides in the mountainous areas and flooding in the urban areas from September 23 to 25.

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