Storm Vamco Hits Central Vietnam As Philippine Death Toll Rises To 67

Storm Vamco made landfall in Central Vietnam on Sunday after the Philippine authorities confirmed that at least 67 people have now died following the storm. Philippines Sustained winds of 150 kph (90mph), equivalent to a category 2 hurricane, hit the the largest island, Luzon, causing landslides and extensive flooding, forcing thousands of people to fleeContinue reading “Storm Vamco Hits Central Vietnam As Philippine Death Toll Rises To 67”

Typhoon Vamco Leaves 39 Dead in Philippines

Typhoon Vamco (known as Ulysses in the Philippines) passed north of Manila between Bulacan and Pampanga Wednesday night / Thursday morning, the third major typhoon to hit the country after Goni (Rolly) and Molave (Quinta). Storm Goni Heads to Vietnam After Philippines Destruction 16 Dead in Philippines After Storm Goni Sustained winds of 150 kphContinue reading “Typhoon Vamco Leaves 39 Dead in Philippines”

35 Die in Central Vietnam After Typhoon Molave

At least 35 people have died and 59 are missing as Typhoon Molave hit Central Vietnam on Wednesday (28th October), the fourth major storm to hit the area in October. The number of deaths is expected to rise. The three previous storms left at least 130 people dead and 18 missing before Molave. Photo depictsContinue reading “35 Die in Central Vietnam After Typhoon Molave”

Typhoon Molave Batters Central Vietnam

Typhoon Molave, believed to be the most powerful storm to hit Vietnam in the last 20 years, made landfall just south of Da Nang at around 11.00am on Wednesday morning. Photo depicts previous flooding of Hoi An and not current conditions – credit Loi Nguyen Duc on flickr The storm is expected to move westwardsContinue reading “Typhoon Molave Batters Central Vietnam”