Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain

Vietnam's central region has been hit by severe flooding after long periods of torrential rain have led to rising water levels, resulting in many homes of local people being left submerged.

Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
Prolonged spells of downpours leave thousands of homes flooded in Tan Hoa commune of Minh Hoa district in the central province of Quang Binh.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
The administration of Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, and Quang Nam provinces has helped to evacuate 3,250 households, containing a total of 10,994 people, to safe areas.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
Heavy rain leaves 25 villages throughout the communes of Minh Hoa, Bo Trach, Quang Ninh, and Le Thuy in Quang Binh province flooded. With floodwater rapidly rising, many roads are left engulfed in water, making them inaccessible for local people and emergency services.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
Houses throughout the central province of Quang Tri are left submerged by more than two metres of water on October 8.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
The heavy rain leaves a hydro-meteorological station located in Quang Tri province flooded.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
The chaotic scene of the impact of the flooding on the Gia Vong hydro-meteorological station in Quang Tri province on October 8
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
Many roads throughout Quang Tri province have been left blocked due to the severe flooding.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
A woman unable to escape in Tan Hoa commune in Minh Hoa district of Quang Binh province, awaits rescue
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
With water levels rising at an alarming rate, citizens in Quang Tri province are forced to rapidly move their valuable possessions to secure places.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
The central region is forecast to continue enduring heavy rain until October 13.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
In a single day Quang Binh province endured rainfall of up to 338 mm. Due to many places being inundated with flood water, students have been requested to remain at home in an effort to ensure their safety.
Central region inundated with serious flooding following spell of prolonged rain
The scene of the submerged Thach Han hydro-meteorological station in Quang Tri province on October 8
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