Viet Nam : Flash floods : 2008/08/09
|Country or District||Viet Nam|
|Outline||Heavy rain and flash floods brought by tropical storm Kammuri killed at least 61 people and left dozens missing in northern Vietnam, officials said on Saturday.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
|Collapsed and drifted away houses: 982
Flooded and damaged houses: 10,526
|Collapsed and drifted away houses: 798
Flooded and damaged houses: 17,888
|Collapsed and drifted away houses: 672
Flooded and damaged houses: 17,793
A total of 133 people were killed and 34 are missing after tropical storm Kammuri hit Vietnam 7-9 August, government officials said.
Situation update as of 18 August 2008
Situation update as of 13 August 2008
IRIN Asia 2008/08/13
An estimated 145 people are reported dead or missing and more than 4,000 buildings damaged or destroyed in northern Vietnam after tropical storm Kammuri lashed the region with heavy rain and high winds.
Situation update as of 12 August 2008
Flash floods and landslides triggered by a weekend tropical storm have killed at least 100 people in Vietnam.
Reuters AlertNet 2008/08/10
About 80 people have been killed and dozens remain missing in north Vietnam as heavy rains brought by tropical storm Kammuri triggered landslides and floods.
Reuters AlerNet 2008/08/09
Vietnam floods, landslides kill 61, dozens missing
Geographycal Data Information
Mekong River Basin Flooding (Issued: 18 August 2008)
International Charter 2008/08/15
International Charter: Floods in Vietnam
Digital Typhoon Information
Digital Typhoon: Typhoon 200809 (KAMMURI) - Pressure and Track Charts