Heart-touching photos from flooding in central region

Despite the devastating torrential rains and floods in the central region, there are some instances that will make you feel happy. And, if anything, will restore your hope in the human spirit.
October 12, 2020 | 07:53
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The entire central region and some Central Highlands provinces have been hit by torrential rains over the past days, causing serious flooding.

Since the middle of this week, the entire central region and some Central Highlands provinces have been hit by torrential rains, causing serious flooding. Despite the devastating developments, there are some instances that will make you feel happy. And, if anything, will restore your hope in the human spirit.

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Police forces in Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city, ride a boat to evacuate local residents. Photo: Nhat Thanh

Torrential rains have submerged 2,747 houses in Hoa Vang district, the central city of Da Nang, with Hoa Nhon and Hoa Phong communes hardest hit. Given this, police and army forces have joined hands with local authorities to evacuate residents and properties to safer places.

Police and army forces, and local authorities have come to each household to persuade them to move to safer places.

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Competent forces come to help the stranded pregnant woman.

On October 10 afternoon, a pregnant woman, Nguyen Thi Vy who was about to go into labour, was stranded in Dai Hung commune, Dai Loc district, Quang Nam province. After learning about her situation, Lieutenant Colonel Hoang Trung Dung, Commander of the Military Headquarters in Dai Loc district promptly sent soldiers to take her to hospital.

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The pregnant woman is transported to hospital. Photo: Huan Ngoc

Heavy rains have caused flooding and power outages, forcing the cancelation of many wedding parties in the last weekend. However, some still occurred as scheduled.

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A wedding boat in Quang Nam province. Photo: Tam Ky
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A groom walks through flood water to pick his bride.
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Along with boats, oxcarts are also used in weddings amidst flooding. Photo: Tam Ky
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This would be unforgettable days of many couples.
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