A helicopter with rescuers is performing rescue activities for crewmembers of Vietship 01 (Photo: VNA) Quang Tri (VNA) – Rising flood level in Ben Hai, Hieu, Thach Han and O Lau rivers in the central province of Quang Tri killed one locals and affected 39,700 households as of October 11 morning, reported the provincial Steering Committee for National Disaster Prevention and Control. The province has moved more than 6,900 households with over 20,300 people from flooding areas with high risk of landslides to safer places. The locality is also mobilising forces to search for six people missing, five in the mainland and one at sea. So far, floodwater has swept away 790 hectares of aquatic farms, more than 1,230 hectares of crop areas, and 138,600 poultry, while damaging various roads. On October 11 morning, rescuers have continued to salvage nine people trapped in Vietship 01 vessels which has been stranded in waters at about 400m from Cua Viet port. Quang Tri suffered from widespread torrential rains from October 6-10 with highest rainfall of over 1,340mm in some places. Meanwhile in central Quang Binh province, floods also left one died and one missing, while drowning more than 14,700 houses and… Read full this story
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