Last Updated: Thursday, September 5, 2013

Flash flood, rock slide in Lai Chau, Vietnam kill 3

Flash flood and rock slides in Lai Chau province of Vietnam have claimed lives of at least three people.

Heavy rainfall caused landslide in Phong Tho District early Wednesday morning.

A disaster relief team has been send by the provincial Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Prevention and Control.

Landslide and flood damage have been estimated at nearly US$1 million.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 5, 2013