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Tropical Storm Nock-ten kills 1 person in Vietnam

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 09:38 p.m. HST, Jul 30, 2011



 

HANOI, Vietnam >> Tropical Storm Nock-ten has slammed into north-central Vietnam, killing one person, after leaving a path of destruction in the Philippines.

Disaster official Nguyen Xuan Hung of central Nghe An province says a 68-year-old man was electrocuted by a falling power line Saturday.

The government says some 6,200 acres of rice and other crop fields were submerged. More than 44,000 people in six provinces were evacuated ahead of the storm.

Weather forecasters say the storm downgraded into a tropical depression after making landfall Saturday evening and is expected to dissipate later Sunday in central Laos.

Nock-ten left at least 50 people dead and 25 missing in the Philippines.

 







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