|A part of Yen Hoa Bridge collapsed, leading to the death of two people.- Photo thanhnien.vn|
Thanh Hoá Province’s Yen Hoa bridge collapsed due to heavy rain early on Thursday.
According to Hai Ha Commune People’s Committee in Tĩnh Gia District, the communal flood prevention force brought the three injured people to a local hospital.
Two others, Nguyen Nhu Thang and his wife Nguyen Thi Tam, were found dead under the rubble.
The moving direction of the tropical depression. It is predicted to bring rains to northern and central province. Photo courtesy of the National Centre for Hydro-Meterological Forecasting
This year’s second typhoon has hit coastal provinces from Hai Phong to Nam Dinh and weakened to tropical depression over the northwest area on the same day.
Strong winds of level 8 to 9 have been recorded over Hải Phòng City’s Cat Hai and Hon Dau islands.
According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, heavy rains have hit central provinces from Thanh Hoa to Nghe An. The rainfall is predicted at 40 to 80mm per 12 hours, posing threats of flash floods and landslides on mountains.
Heavy rain is also forecast for the northern mountainous provinces of Hoa Binh and Son La, the Red River Delta and the northwest area.