Typhoon Haiyan Takes More Lives in Vietnam, China

12 Nov 2013 by Local Press Report

Haiyan, one of history's deadliest and most powerful typhoons, rampaged into Vietnam and China after crippling the Philippines, killing more people in its path. The Pacific Ocean-whipped storm, which is feared to have killed up to 10,000 people in the central Philippines during its 60-plus hour show of might there and left the region in near total destruction, rolled into Vietnam Monday and later into China. Haiyan began showing signs of weakening into a tropical depression early Tuesday as it moved northeastward in China, but even in that state its fury was destructive. China's State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters reported at least five people had died as of late Monday in the southern island province of Hainan and one in south Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the storm's entry points into China...

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