Hue: Tornadoes in Vinh Hien commune caused heavy damage, 27 houses lost their roofs, 4 people were injured
April 1, 2022 14:14 GMT+7
Militia forces, Phu Loc District Union are urgently supporting people in Vinh Hien commune (Phu Loc district, Thua Thien – Hue province) to focus on overcoming the consequences caused by tornadoes on the afternoon of March 31.
This afternoon (April 1), Mr. Nguyen Tam, Chairman of Vinh Hien Commune People’s Committee, said that the government is coordinating with militia and youth forces to support people to overcome the consequences caused by tornadoes.
Chairman of Vinh Hien Commune People’s Committee informed that at about 2pm on the same day, a tornado swept across the commune, tore off the roofs of 27 houses, sank 7 fishing boats on the lagoon and injured 4 people. Specifically, 9 houses in Hien Hoa 2 village, 11 houses in Hien An 1 village, 7 houses in Hien Van 2 village were speeded and 7 boats and boats sunk of fishermen in Hien Hoa 2 village.
|Households with light damage will self-repair.|
Rain and strong tornadoes also caused 4 minor injuries, including 3 people in Hien An 1 village and 1 person in Hien Hoa 2 village.
“After the tornado passed, from yesterday afternoon (March 31) to this afternoon (April 1), militia forces, border guards and Phu Loc District Youth Union were mobilized to repair and rebuild houses. For some households with difficult conditions that were severely damaged, but for those with little damage, people repaired themselves and this afternoon continued to support people to overcome the consequences caused by tornadoes.” Mr. Nguyen Tam added.
|Militia supported people to repair their houses after a tornado blew their roofs off.|
According to the Commanding Committee for Disaster Prevention and Search and Rescue of Thua Thien – Hue province, due to the influence of cold air combined with high-altitude east wind disturbances, from April 1 to April 3 on the mainland of the province. Thua Thien – Hue has moderate rain, heavy rain, scattered very heavy rain and thunderstorms. During thunderstorms, it is necessary to watch out for lightning storms, strong gusts of wind and the total rainfall forecast for the whole wave is 100-200mm, sometimes over 250mm.
Also according to the forecast of the Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Search and Rescue of Thua Thien – Hue province, from this afternoon (April 1), cold air will affect Thua Thien Hue and the A Luoi district. The weather will turn cold with the lowest temperature of 14-16 degrees Celsius.
The Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control and Search and Rescue of Thua Thien – Hue province recommended that this is a heavy, intense rain and unseasonal flood, so people should closely monitor and update information and updates. warnings and forecasts, to actively stay away from areas with high risk of flash floods and landslides
In addition, measures for waterlogging, protection of agricultural production, urban areas and construction projects along the river, means of water transport, mineral exploitation, etc. need attention.
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