Two people have been killed and three injured after a bridge collapsed due to Typhoon Mun.
Thanh Hoá Province’s Yên Hoà bridge collapsed due to heavy rain early on Thursday.
According to Hải Hà Commune People’s Committee in Tĩnh Gia District, the communal flood prevention force brought the three injured people to a local hospital.
Two others, Nguyễn Như Thắng and his wife Nguyễn Thị Tâm, were found dead under the rubble.
This year’s second typhoon has hit coastal provinces from Hải Phòng to Nam Định and weakened to tropical depression over the northwest area on the same day.
Strong winds of level 8 to 9 have been recorded over Hải Phòng City’s Cát Hải and Hòn Dáu islands.
According to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, heavy rains have hit central provinces from Thanh Hoá to Nghệ An. The rainfall is predicted at 40 to 80mm per 12 hours, posing threats of flash floods and landslides on mountains.
Heavy rain is also forecast for the northern mountainous provinces of Hoà Bình and Sơn La, the Red River Delta and the northwest area.