Lao Cai city submerged after heavy rain
Lao Cai city in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has been submerged after heavy rains this morning.
Many roads and streets in the city have been put under water.
Director of the Lao Cai Hydrometeorological Station Luu Minh Hai said that rainfall was measured at 117mm.
According to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, flood may occur in rivers and streams in the Northern region on July 5-8.
There is a high risk of having flash floods and landslides in mountainous provinces and flooding in low-lying areas along rivers, especially in the provinces of Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Ha Giang, Tuyen Quang...
Some pictures taken in Lao Cai city this morning: