Phan Dinh Thanh, 46, of Nghi Xuan District, Ha Tinh Province, will be held for at least four months as the police probe his violation of fire prevention. The detention can be extended if police find enough evidence for charges to be pressed against him. According to investigators, Thanh set fire to trash in his family’s garden near Hong Linh Mountain last Friday afternoon. But with a heat wave gripping the central region and a particularly dry and hot foehn wind blowing, the fire quickly got out of control and spread to the nearby acacia and pine forests. Thanh summoned his neighbors for help but they were unable to stamp it out. Local authorities mobilized more than 1,000 firefighters, soldiers and policemen to help fight the blaze. By 10:30 p.m. on Friday they managed to bring it under control, but fires broke out again and again, and were completely extinguished only at around 10 a.m. Sunday. By then over 30 hectares (74 acres) of pine, acacia and eucalypt trees had been … [Read more...] about Man held for accidentally causing forest fire in central Vietnam
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The Hanoitimes - The center’s experts said that as May is still the transition period, there is a dispute between hot and cold waves, so extreme weather may occur such as tornadoes, hail and strong wind in the thunderstorm. Scorching heat to attack Hanoi tomorrow The blazing hot temperatures in Hanoi city, as well as Vietnam’s northwest and central region may last until May 20, according to the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting (NCHMF). The current heat wave scorches Hanoi since early morning, with the highest temperature of 35-37 degrees Celsius, it even is expected to surge to 39 degrees Celsius tomorrow. Hot weather will continue to take place in Hanoi in May. Photo: Cong Hung The NCHMF said that Foehn wind, caused by impact of the southeastern edge of the western hot low-pressure area, is developing and causing hot weather across the northern region, with temperatures ranging from 36 to 39 degrees Celsius, and even 40 in some … [Read more...] about How long is scorching heat in Hanoi lasting?
A fire occurred in a wood furniture shop on Đê La Thành Street in Hà Nội on Wednesday and spread to other adjacent houses. The capital city saw more than 600 fires so far this year. — VNA/VNS PhotoViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The capital city of Hà Nội recorded 638 cases of fire over the past nine months, with more than half of them occurring at residents’ private houses, according to the latest report from the Hà Nội Police’s Department of Fire Prevention and Control. Most of the fire incidents—over 61 per cent—were caused by electricity failure, according to the report. Last month, a nighttime blaze wiped out at least 10 houses on Đê La Thành Street in Hà Nội and killed two people. The fire quickly spread from one house to others in the neighbourhood within two hours. Local authorities then concluded that the fire was caused by electricity failure. … [Read more...] about Public awareness of fire prevention plays key role
Edinson Cavani scored twice as Uruguay shattered Cristiano Ronaldo's World Cup dream with a 2-1 victory over Portugal on Saturday (Jun 30). Uruguay's forward Edinson Cavani (L) challenges Portugal's defender Ricardo Pereira during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Uruguay and Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on Jun 30, 2018. (Photo: AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev) Paris Saint-Germain striker Cavani curled home a superb 62nd-minute winner to settle a thrilling second round duel in Sochi which sends Uruguay into a quarter-final against France next Friday. Cavani had already put Uruguay in front early on, only for Pepe to head Portugal level in the 55th minute in a thrilling contest that was not the battle of attrition many predicted. Pepe's goal was the first time the South Americans' defence had been breached in this tournament, but they stood firm after that and are beginning to look like genuine contenders moving into the latter stages in Russia. The … [Read more...] about World Cup: Cavani fires Uruguay into last eight as Ronaldo dream ends
Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eightThe Saigon Times Daily Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scores their first goal – PHOTO: REUTERS SOCHI (REUTERS) - Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani scored a stunning brace to lead the South Americans to a 2-1 win over European champions Portugal in the World Cup round of 16 on Sunday and set up a quarter-final against France. Portugal defender Pepe made Uruguay pay for sitting back when he leapt unmarked to head in a cross from Raphael Guerreiro following a short corner to level the match at 1-1 in the 55th minute. That was the first goal the twice World Cup champions had conceded in the tournament in Russia, but another moment of brilliance from Cavani put them back ahead seven minutes later at the packed Fisht Stadium overlooking the Black Sea. The Paris St Germain forward curled in a first-time right-foot shot from Rodrigo Bentancur’s pass to beat Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio before limping off injured in the 74th … [Read more...] about Brilliant Cavani brace fires Uruguay into last eight