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Vietnam: Fallen trees block roads in Da Nang as clean-up underway in wake of Typhoon Molave03:01

Vietnam: Fallen trees block roads in Da Nang as clean-up underway in wake of Typhoon Molave

Vietnam, Da Nang
October 29, 2020 at 21:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

Down trees blocked roads in Da Nang on Thursday as clean-up efforts got underway in the wake of Typhoon Molave making landfall one day earlier.

Debris could also be seen strewn along the central Vietnamese city's sea promenade, as well as soldiers and locals trying to tidy up the area.

As many as 300,000 locals were left reportedly without power after the storm caused damage to the city's electricity system, while at least 21 people have died with dozens more feared missing after the torrential rains brought by the storm caused landslides throughout central Vietnam.

The equivalent of a Category 2 Atlantic hurricane and with strong winds of 165 kilometres per hour (103 miles per hour), Typhoon Molave is the fourth named storm system to make landfall in Vietnam in October.

Vietnam: Fallen trees block roads in Da Nang as clean-up underway in wake of Typhoon Molave03:01
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Down trees blocked roads in Da Nang on Thursday as clean-up efforts got underway in the wake of Typhoon Molave making landfall one day earlier.

Debris could also be seen strewn along the central Vietnamese city's sea promenade, as well as soldiers and locals trying to tidy up the area.

As many as 300,000 locals were left reportedly without power after the storm caused damage to the city's electricity system, while at least 21 people have died with dozens more feared missing after the torrential rains brought by the storm caused landslides throughout central Vietnam.

The equivalent of a Category 2 Atlantic hurricane and with strong winds of 165 kilometres per hour (103 miles per hour), Typhoon Molave is the fourth named storm system to make landfall in Vietnam in October.

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