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Thursday, 12 October 2017 - 12:15
Dozens killed in Vietnam flash floods
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Vietnamese authorities say 37 people have died from floods and landslides caused by heavy rain.

Another 40 are missing, and thousands have been evacuated from their homes, as a tropical depression sweeps across northern and central Vietnam.

Among the missing is a local journalist reporting on the floods, who was swept away after a river bridge collapsed.

The South East Asian country often experiences severe storms, and sees several deaths every year from floods.

This picture from the Vietnam News Agency taken on 11 October 2017 shows men wading through a flooded area in the central province of Nghe An

This picture from the Vietnam News Agency taken on October 11, 2017 shows soldiers carrying a pig in a flood-affected area in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

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