The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on Monday declared state of natural disasters level 1 (the lowest level) due to land erosion.
Landslide on the Hau river bank has caused houses to collapse.
Earlier, on the night of August 22 and early morning of August 23, as many as 34 households along the riverbank of Vinh River in Thanh Phuoc Ward, Binh Minh Town, were affected by land erosion. The erosion encroached upon nearly 20m of the mainland and covered a length of some 200m. Continue reading “Vinh Long declares state of natural disasters”