Typhoon Rai moves to Laos after hitting central Vietnam

Rai, the fourth typhoon formed in Vietnam’s East Sea this year, hit two locales before weakening into a tropical depression with floods and landslides in central Vietnam.vietnam-3

Strong winds of up to 80kph swept through the Quang Nam and Quang Ngai districts, felling trees and harming houses.

The heavy rain has overwhelmed various streets in Quang Nam and Da Nang, where all schools are closed.

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In Da Nang, various constructions for the coming 2016 Asian Beach Games were ruined.

No human casualty has been recorded as of press time.

As indicated by the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting, the tropical depression continues to weaken and moves into southern Laos.

Floods in all streams in the central area with landslide dangers in the Central Highlands, the agency said.

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