For the last two days, Bac Tra My District in the central province of Quang Nam has been hit by hailstorms, cyclonic winds and earthquakes around the Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant area. Tran Anh Tuan, deputy director of the People's Committee in Bac Tra My District, said that hailstorms and cyclonic winds have caused much damage in the district on late afternoon of March 20 and early March 21. Strong winds blew off rooftops of 70 houses and public works and destroyed entire vegetable crops, and the total damage is being estimated at VND2.5 billion (US$119,000). Hailstones slashed at houses and crops in other mountainous districts like Dong Giang and Tay Giang as well. Right after the hailstorm and strong winds, Bac Tra My District experienced tremors in the Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant area. The first one was felt at 9.48pm on March 20 and the second one at 3.4apm the following day. The two quakes did not exceed three on the Richter scale. … [Read more...] about Hailstorm, earthquake hits Quang Nam Province
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A few mild tremors were felt in the Song Tranh 2 Hydropower Plant area in Bac Tra My District in the central province of Quang Nam at around 2.47pm on December 24, an area which has continuously been shaken by such tremors, attributed to water accumulation in the plant's reservoir. Ho Van Loi, chairman of the People's Committee in Tra Doc Commune of Bac Tra My District, said that local residents experienced tremors followed in quick succession by explosions, within three seconds of the tremor. Loi noted that quakes usually take place soon after rains. … [Read more...] about Tremors reoccur in Quang Nam Province
The People's Committee in the central province of Quang Nam has proposed to the Ministry of Industry and Trade to instruct hydropower plants along the Vu Gia and Thu Bon Rivers to release water for farmers to sow rice. Farmers desperately need water to till the parched land and sow 15,000 hectares of winter-spring rice in Quang Nam Province. … [Read more...] about Quang Nam Province needs water from hydropower plants for rice cultivation
On 27/11, Mr. Tran Minh Ca- Vice Chairman of Quang Nam PPC has welcomed and worked with Mr.Erick Mandell- Representative of the Portland University to discuss about the contents is expected to sign cooperation in the Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in research field and education between Quang Nam People's Committee and the University of Portland - United States. The contents were discussed at the work, including: Cooperation to develop the Human resources for Quang Nam province, through Quang Nam’s Center for Development of human resources; implement the strategy of development ecological Hoi An city; Cooperation with the emergency management team of PSU and other international scientific organizations in emergency response in Quang Nam including earthquake monitoring and prevent flood; Continue collaborative research and development of potential support mechanisms for managing and responding to climate change.It is expected that the MOU will have a term of 03 … [Read more...] about The contents is expected to sign cooperation between the People’s Committee of Quang Nam province and the University of Portland are under debate.
A series of mild earthquakes accompanied with explosions have been continuously occurring in Bac Tra My District in the central province of Quang Nam in the last few days, said the People's Committee on Sunday. Local residents confirmed the daily occurrence of earthquakes in the district. Since October 22, more than ten earthquakes have been felt in the area. Because most of them were of low intensity, the Earthquake Information and Tsunami Warning Center did not issue any warning. Already three out of the five scheduled quake observation stations have been installed in Quang Nam Province. Ng. Khoi … [Read more...] about Mild quakes reoccur in Quang Nam Province