Phu Quoc Island is heavily flooded, flooding in the West is high

Heavy rains combined with high tides make many places on Phu Quoc Island sink deep in water, traffic is divided. Meanwhile, the mainland is rapidly rising in many western provinces about to get alert 2.

The heavy rain that lasted throughout August 28 made the island of Phu Quoc (Kien Giang) deep in the water. Phu Quoc District Vice President Nguyen Thanh Tung said that he was directing police to coordinate with border guards and local forces to bring life buoys, boats, rafts . into divided places to bring people to safety.

Picture 1 of Phu Quoc Island is heavily flooded, flooding in the West is high
Many places in the West are isolated by rising river water, affecting storms and storms.(Photo: Thien Phuoc)

In the evening of August 28, the area of ​​Cua Duong commune has a flooded area of ​​about 1.7m. The section near the junction of the Farm of Cua Duong commune is flooded almost to the waist throughout the 4km road.

In Duong Dong town of Phu Quoc district, on the night of August 28, there is a place where water to half of the coconut tree trunk makes Ben Tram hamlet isolated. In order to avoid an unfortunate accident, people have to stretch the rope between finding a way to find out and find ways to climb to the boat of the rescue force. In Cua Can commune, there are many cattle and poultry stuck in the cage.

Picture 2 of Phu Quoc Island is heavily flooded, flooding in the West is high
The western flood was fast, there was a place to get alarm 2 to bully rice fields and crops, but bring shrimp fish to fishermen. (Photo: Thien Phuoc)

Meanwhile upstream floods continue to pour into the western provinces such as An Giang and Dong Thap . threatening thousands of hectares of autumn-winter rice crops.

In the evening of August 28, the water on Tien River in Tan Chau is up to 3.85m, close to the alarming level. 2. On the Hau River, the country has surpassed alert 1 in Chau Doc area and is rising very fast. Local authorities require people in deep-flooded places to bring children and the elderly to safety.

Floods come early but due to rising rice prices, farmers in many western provinces rushed down to autumn-winter rice varieties with an area of ​​over 500,000 hectares concentrated in Kien Giang, An Giang, Dong Thap . Some localities flooded flooded. Rice so farmers can not care and certainly suffer from damage.

However, many people in the flooded area said that the white water was happy because the flood brought many fish and shrimp as a great source of profit for Western fishermen.