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Another typhoon heads towards East Sea

Update: August, 24/2012 - 10:35

HA NOI — With wind speeds of 118-149km per hour, Typhoon Tembin is heading toward the East Sea, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecast.

However, according to the centre's meteorologist Nguyen Huu Hai, it is too early to say whether the typhoon, forecast to be about 100km off China's Taiwan Island by 7am tomorrow, will hit Viet Nam.

Meanwhile, prolonged heavy rains and floods in the northen province of Phu Tho as a result of Storm Kai Tak killed two people yesterday, bringing the total death toll caused by the storm to 29, reported the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control.

The Viet Nam Red Cross Society provided 200 boxes of emergency supplies on Wednesday to families who have suffered heavy losses from the storm. — VNS

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