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Vietnamese evacuated before storm hits

07-31-2011 16:22 BJT

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Vietnam is evacuating nearly 300-thousand people from northern coastal areas as tropical storm Nock-ten approaches, after leaving a path of destruction in the Philippines.

The evacuees are being moved into shelters in neighboring high ground. Weather forecasters say the storm is expected to hit northern Vietnam soon. It will be packed with sustained winds of up to 102-kilometers per hour.

Nock-ten left 41 people dead and 26 missing when it hit the Philippines earlier this week.

 

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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