Typhoon Doksuri makes landfall in central provinces

Tropical typhoon Doksuri made landfall in the central provinces this afternoon, caused two deaths and injured persons, strong wind blew up 260 roofs of houses in Thua Thien- Hue and big waves sunk four fishing boats in Quang Ngai. 

Trees are uprooted by strong wind

Trees are uprooted by strong wind

Amid to the complicated weather condition, round 3, 183 households with 14, 428 residents living near the coastal province of  Nghe An were evacuated to safe places to avoid tropical storm Doksuri.

The Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue of Nghe An asked the local authorities to timely provide weather news and take residents out of the dangerous zones in case of the downpours and floodwater increase. 

At the moment, the local authorities of Nghe An province prepared foods and medicines for three days. 

Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper’s reporters said that the areas of Cua Hoi and Cua Lo saw powerful wind, big wave and heavy rain. 

The functional forces helped people to move their properties to the local people’s committee headquarters, health centers and schools to avoid the natural disaster. 

Currently, over 21,000 households were moved out of the dangerous zones. 

Sea water level raised over two meters in the Hon La Port, Quang Trach district, Quang Binh Province.  

Flood tide on Ba Don Commune has sharply raised and sunk hundreds of houses under the water. 

Here are some photos shot by the Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper’s reporters in effected-areas:

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BY MINH PHONG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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