Typhoon Haiyan slams into Vietnam


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CBS: Typhoon Haiyan slams into northern Vietnam
A weakened Typhoon Haiyan slammed into northern Vietnam after devastating the Philippines, where one of the deadliest storms in history is believed to have killed thousands in one city alone. Some 600,000 people had been evacuated in Vietnam, where at least six deaths were reported. The category 1 storm carried sustained winds of 85 mph when it hit near Ha Long Bay.

BBC: Severe Tropical Storm Haiyan makes landfall in Vietnam
Tropical Storm Haiyan, which killed thousands as a typhoon in the Philippines, has made landfall in north Vietnam, near the China border. It still carried gusts of up to 157km/h (98 mph) as it arrived close to the Ha Long Bay tourist destination. Some 600,000 people have been evacuated from at-risk regions in Vietnam and reports say 11 people have been killed. China issued a typhoon alert for Hainan island, Guangdong and Guangxi after Haiyan’s path changed

ABC: Typhoon Haiyan crosses Vietnam’s coast as millions await aid in devastated Philippines
A weakened Typhoon Haiyan has made landfall in Vietnam as a massive relief effort continues in the Philippines. At least 10,000 people are feared dead in the Philippines’ province of Leyte after the massive storm cut a swathe of destruction across the region. The typhoon, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda, flattened homes, schools and other infrastructure, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless.

INDEPENDENT: Tourists in Vietnam braced for arrival of Typhoon Haiyan
Tourists in northern areas of Vietnam are bracing themselves as one of the most powerful storms on record makes its way towards them after devastating the Philippines. More than 10,000 people are believed to be dead and millions left homeless after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines with speeds of up to 170mph (274kph), triggering major landslides, knocking out power and communications and causing widespread damage.


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