Landslides hit southern Vietnamese province; subsidence spreads in Central Highlands

August 22, 2023

Prolonged heavy rain caused multiple landslides in An Giang Province, southern Vietnam, necessitating government blockades, while in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong, Provincial Road 1 endured severe subsidence, prompting the local authorities to declare a state of emergency for natural disasters twice in a month. An Giang, a province renowned for its mountains and popular tourist destinations, faced widespread heavy rainfall in late July. A crack in Provincial Road 1 in Tuy Duc District, Dak Nong Province, Vietnam. The land subsidence resulted in traffic hazards along Provincial Road 1 and jeopardized the safety of 55 households in the vicinity. A man moves out of a subsidence-prone village in Tuy Duc District, Dak Nong Province, Vietnam.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

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