Typhoon Haiyan makes landfall in Vietnam: US meteorologists

Apr 23, 2014    

Hanoi: Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Vietnam early on Wednesday, meteorologists said, days after it left thousands feared dead and widespread devastation in the Philippines.The US Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) said in an update at 2100 GMT the storm "is currently making landfall" approximately 100 miles (160 kilometres) east south-east of the capital Hanoi.The storm, which had weakened significantly since scything through the Philippines over the weekend, made landfall with sustained winds of 75 miles (120 kilometres) per hour, said the JTWC, a joint US Navy and Air Force tas...

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