Tropical Storm Noul claims six lives, injures 112 others
14:33 | 21/09/2020

VGP – Storm Noul, the strongest storm to hit Viet Nam so far this year, has killed six people and injured 112 others, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. 

The storm which ravaged Viet Nam’s central region last Friday also destroyed 13 houses; damaged 22,716 houses and many road sections in the provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue, and Da Nang city.

Noul hit Viet Nam’s central localities, especially Da Nang, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Binh, and Quang Tri, with wind speeds reaching 90-100 km/h and hitting 135 km/h at times. The storm weakened upon landfall and became a tropical low pressure system.

By Kim Anh  

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