Ocean storm in Vietnam
Tuesday, 29 September 2009
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Description of the event
The typhoon Ketsana hit Vietnam and it is expected to hit central provinces this evening, 29 September. Cities from Quang Binh to Quang Nam provinces will be severely affected by the typhoon. More than 170,000 people will be evacuated.
Flood waters in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam
Source: RADARSAT-1 and RADARSAT-2
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CISIN, ESRI, USGS, NGA
Acquired: Pre-disaster: 05/07/01
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