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Typhoon Nari hits central Vietnam

October 15, 2013, 10:42 UTC+3

Over 120,000 people evacuated

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HANOI, October 15. (ITAR-TASS). — Over 120 thousand people were evacuated from central areas of Vietnam due to typhoon Nari, local media reports said on Tuesday.

Hundreds of homes have been destroyed, several power lines have been interrupted. The wind speed ​​exceeds 100 km/h.

Vietnamese air carrier Vietnam Airlines on Monday canceled 14 flights. In its statement, the air carrier said that on Tuesday another 8 flights would be postponed.

The typhoon season in the Pacific Ocean runs from June to October. These atmospheric vortices are formed in areas of low pressure near the equator and rush to the northern latitudes, causing great damage to countries and areas of Southeast Asia.

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