Many local houses have been inundated by floodwater.

Under an average rainfall of 421.61 mm, 17,600 households in Tam Ky city, Phu Ninh and Thang Binh districts had their houses inundated, with 5,991 left their homes to move to safer places.

Some 93 ha of paddy rice were ruined, 976 ha of cash crops submerged, 1.1 km of embankments eroded, 25 irrigation dams damaged, and 300 ha of shrimp farms affected, it said.

Social and political organizations and local people are taking activities to assist rebuilding efforts of the people living in affected areas.

Source: VNA