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Typhoon Haiyan hits Vietnam

Damaged signage in Halong city after Typhoon Haiyan made landfall on November 11, 2013 in Halong City, Vietnam. Typhoon Haiyan, which has left thousands dead after it swept through the Philippines, has made landfall in Vietnam. 600,000 people were evacuated in preparation, as winds of up to 120 km/h battered the coast line. (Photo by Tim Barker/Getty Images)

Typhoon Haiyan hits Vietnam

Yahoo NewsNovember 11, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Vietnam early Monday, 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. (AFP)