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Main construction works damaged in heavy rains

Update: May, 07/2016 - 09:00
The 6km concrete dyke at the Suối Máu Bridge in Trảng Dài Ward was damaged by a landslide in the heavy rains. – Photo vov.vn
Viet Nam News

ĐỒNG NAI – Several construction works in the southern province of Đồng Nai’s Biên Hòa City were damaged in the heavy rains on Thursday.

The 6km concrete dyke at the Suối Máu Bridge in Trảng Dài Ward was damaged by a landslide. The dyke, with a total investment of some VNĐ550 billion (US$24.4 million), is one of the main construction works in the province.

The rain, which last from 2pm to 4pm yesterday, also caused heavy flooding and traffic jams on a number of streets in the city.

The 15mm rainfall was a result of the prolonged hot weather. The city may experience scattered rainfall, strong winds and whirlwinds in the coming days, according to the provincial Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting. — VNS

 

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