Local media in the Maldives report that severe weather caused flooding in Malé on 11 December 2019.
Some areas recorded more than 80mm of rain in 24 hours. Streets of the capital were inundated, in particularly in the south west of the city, according to Maldives Independent. Personnel from the country’s National Defence Force (MNDF) were deployed to pump out floodwaters in Malé. MNDF also assisted in flood-hit areas of Kulhudhuffushi, which was also affected by flooding at the start of the month. Elsewhere, Maldives police assisted communities in flooded areas on Rasdhoo island.
Maldives Meteorological Service has warned of further severe weather over the coming days.
Courtesy of floodlist.com
After a prolonged heat wave, many fish cages on the Dai Giang River (Huong Thuy town, Thua Thien – Hue) appear dead fish, weighing up to nearly 40 tons.
According to statistics of Huong Thuy Town People’s Committee, the phenomenon of mass rearing fish on Dai Giang River appeared from June 25 to present in 167 fish farms of 28 households.
Estimated dead weight is about 40 tons, mainly carp and carp with average weight of 1 kg / fish.
Through inspection by the Department of Fisheries in Thua Thien – Hue, the cause of mass death of fish is likely due to prolonged hot sun combined with non-circulating water making fish suffocate oxygen.
In the cages, dead fish float on the water surface in large quantities, stinking with bad smell.
Many households fall into the white hands, debt when fish is about to harvest suddenly die. The heaviest damage was Mr. Vo Quang’s household with 20 dead fish cages, of which there were 3 cages of 2.5-3 kg / head.
The authorities have mobilized people to remove dead fish from cages to minimize environmental pollution and at the same time instruct farmers to enhance caring techniques to ensure good growth of fish.
Courtesy of news.zing.vn