Landslide in Quang Tri province comes days after one other mudslide killed 13, largely troopers, in neighbouring area.

A landslide early on Sunday left at the least 22 troopers lacking in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Tri, the federal government stated, because the Southeast Asian nation battles the worst flooding in years.

Intense rains since early October have precipitated floods and mudslides which have killed at the least 64 folks in central Vietnam, with extra heavy rainfall anticipated over the following few days.

The landslide hit the barracks of a unit of Vietnam’s 4th Navy Area, the federal government stated in an announcement on its web site, days after one other landslide killed 13 folks, largely troopers, within the neighbouring province of Thua Thien Hue.

“We had one other sleepless evening,” a visibly emotional Phan Van Giang, Vietnam’s deputy defence minister, advised reporters on Sunday.

State media reviews stated on Sunday water in rivers in Quang Tri province had risen to the best ranges in additional than 20 years.

In Thua Thien Hue province, rescuers continued to battle driving rain as they looked for at the least 15 development staff lacking and feared useless after a landslide firstly of the week in a mountainous space.

Heavy rain of as much as 600 millimetres (24 inches) will proceed in components of central Vietnam till Wednesday, Vietnam’s climate company stated on Sunday.


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