Floods in the Far North of Vietnam-June2018

Due to heavy rains from 22-25June2018 in the far nothern mountains of Vietnam, there have been devastating flash floods and landslides in the region: Ha Giang, Lai Chau and Lao Cai. Traffic has been obstructed for several hours. Traveling in the region is not recommended at the moment.

The most affected regions:

  1. Ha Giang Province: Route 4C from Ha Giang City to Quang Ba, Ha Giang City, Quan Ba District and Vi Xuyen District.
  2. Lai Chau: Route 4D from Phong Tho to Lai Chau City and to Sapa (Lao Cai), Tam Duong District, Than Uyen District, Muong Te District, Sin Ho District.
  3. Lao Cai: Route279 at Van Ban District, Route4D from O Quy Ho Pass to Tam Duong District of Lai Chau Province.