Authorities in southern California said on Thursday that dozens of residents were still unaccounted for after powerful mudslides that have killed 17 people, including four children, and destroyed homes in a region already pummeled by massive wildfires.
Mudslides unleashed by a ferocious storm demolished homes in southern California and killed at least 13 people, police said on Tuesday.
Heavy rains coinciding with the sowing season in the central province of Phú Yên caused the submerging of hectares of winter-spring rice over the past few days.
As Typhoon Tembin approaches the mainland, “inexperienced” localities in the south, which rarely face heavy storms, are actively preparing for worst case scenarios.
The heaviest snowfall in four years in Britain caused travel mayhem Sunday, while more than 300 flights were cancelled at Germany's busiest airport and a ferry ran aground in the French port of Calais.
Central provinces from Quảng Bình to Phú Yên, as well as the northern part of the Central Highlands will experience strong rainfall, which will subside starting from December 6.
Continuous heavy rain since Sunday evening worsened the inundation in lowland areas in the central provinces of Thừa Thiên-Huế and Quảng Trị, with three people reported dead.
Seven dams and reservoirs in Quảng Nam and Thừa Thiên-Huế provinces began releasing water in preparation for the torrential rain that was already pouring down over the central region.
Miss Việt Nam Đỗ Mỹ Linh won the Beauty with a Purpose award at the Miss World 2017 beauty pageant, held in China last weekend.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill bemoaned the controversial first-leg penalty that saw his side's World Cup dream end with a 1-0 aggregate defeat by Switzerland in their play-off on Sunday.