Details of Disaster Information


Viet Nam : Typhoon : 2006/10/01
GLIDE: TC-2006-000144-VNM  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2006/10/01
Country
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District
Viet Nam
Name Typhoon
Outline At least 15 people in Vietnam are now known to have died as a result of Typhoon Xangsane, which buffeted central provinces over the weekend (by Oct.1,2006).

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • Reuters AlertNet 2006/10/05
    HANOI, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Flooding killed dozens of people in the days after Typhoon Xangsane raked the Philippines and Vietnam, officials said on Thursday as the combined death toll rose to at least 169 with 79 others missing.
  • CNN.com 2006/10/04
    Floods and landslides triggered by Typhoon Xangsane have killed more than 150 people in Vietnam and the Philippines in the past week, officials said on Wednesday.
  • CNN.co.jp 2006/10/03 (Japanese only)
    Death toll rises up to 41 in Viet Num
  • BBC News 2006/10/03
    At least 15 people in Vietnam are now known to have died as a result of Typhoon Xangsane, which buffeted central provinces over the weekend.
  • Reuters AlertNet 2006/10/01
    HANOI, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Typhoon Xangsane's heavy rains and fierce winds battered the central Vietnam coastline on Sunday after authorities evacuated 200,000 people, called in fishing vessels and cancelled domestic flights.
Geographycal Data Information
  • NASA earth observatory 2006/10/02 
    Typhoon Xangsane slammed into the coast of Vietnam on October 1, 2006, pounding the coastal city of Da Nang with sustained winds of 150 kilometers per hour (90 miles per hour) and heavy rain. The storm moved west over Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand, and by October 3, the clouds had cleared enough to give the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite a view of the hard-hit Vietnam coast