18:29 GMT18 January 2021
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – At least 10 people were killed and 12 others are still missing due to the floods in northern and central Vietnam, the VnExpress newspaper reported on Saturday.

    According to the VnExpress newspaper, the floods and landslides were caused by Typhoon Son Tinh.

    Since Wednesday, Son Tinh turned into a tropical depression and caused the destruction of major roads in the country.

    The disaster also led to inundation of over 80,000 hectares of rice.

    READ MORE: Death Toll From Disastrous Japan Floods Climbs to 222 — Reports

    About 4,000 houses have been damaged and tens of thousands of hectares of crops destroyed, the disaster office said, warning of more heavy rains to come.

    The National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Center has warned that rivers in the central provinces of Thanh Hoa and Nghe An could flood in the coming days.


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