Tuesday, December 12 2017

VietNamNews

Storm Nari death toll rises to 20

Update: October, 23/2013 - 11:03

Storm Nari, the eleventh to hit Viet Nam this year, killed 20 people and injured 172 others, according to an updated report.— Photo vnexpress

THUA THIEN HUE (VNS) — Storm Nari, the eleventh to hit Viet Nam this year, killed 20 people and injured 172 others, according to an updated report.

Released on Sunday by the national centre for floods, storm prevention and rescue's Central and Central Highlands office, the latest survey listed an additional five deaths and 62 injures caused by the storm which struck the central region.

The additional findings came from the provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Nam, Quang Ngai and Gia Lai.

The latest figures on buildings damaged or ruined by the storm and subsequent flood also showed an increase of 1,406 houses, lifting the total to 29,162. Quang Nam was most affected, with 21,143 houses affected. — VNS

Send Us Your Comments:

See also: