Floods began in the Mekong Delta in the middle of September. According to the Government, almost 600,000 people have been affected in seven provinces, with 73 deaths. In all, more than 125,000 houses have been inundated and more than 10,000 acres of rice paddies lost.
Government of Vietnam
Total estimated as of 17 Octber 2011 are 48 deaths and 80,730 flooded houses.
Government of Vietnam 2011/10/12
Floods in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta have so far killed 29 people.
The toll from the worst floods to hit Vietnam\'s Mekong Delta in a decade has reached 24, most of them children.
Government of Viet Nam 2011/09/30
Nesat is forecast to cause heavy seas and rainfall of up to 300mm in central coastal provinces.