Typhoon Noru dissipates, 60 people injured in central Vietnam

VOV.VN - Typhoon Noru that battered central Vietnam on September 28 has left at least 60 people injured in provinces from Nghe An to Binh Dinh and two Central Highland provinces of Gia Lai and Kon Tum.

More than 3,360 houses have collapsed or have roofs blown off, said the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on September 29 morning.

Quang Nam is the hardest hit locality with 41 people injured and 1,150 damaged houses.

Typhoon Noru, that brought heavy rain with winds gusting more than 150kph when making landfall, has submerged 300ha of rice, more than 1,000ha of subsidiary crops and 6ha of aquatic farms.

More than 3,150 cattle and poultry have died or have been washed away, more than 5,200 trees have been brought down, said the steering committee.

Heavy rain has flooded parts of Ho Chi Minh Highway and some other national highways of 49B, 15D, 9D, 14E, 24, 24B and 24C.

Stormy winds have also damaged many power poles and broken transmission lines, causing a power outage on a large scale in the central region.

Currently, the localities hit by typhoon Noru are mobilizing forces to clean up landslides, fix damaged power lines, restore communication and clean water supply systems, and repair damaged houses.

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