1 dead, 4 injured as tropical storm Dianmu hits northern Vietnam

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A tree is uprooted as tropical storm Dianmu hits Hanoi on August 19, 2016. Photo credit: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre A tree is uprooted as tropical storm Dianmu hits Hanoi on August 19, 2016. Photo credit: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre

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Tropical storm Dianmu, which made landfall in northern Vietnam on Friday afternoon, left one person dead and four others injured, authorities have said.
According to a report by the National Committee for Search and Rescue, a 48-year-old man was killed by the storm in Son La Province. Three people in Hanoi and another in Vinh Phuc Province were hurt by fallen trees.
Eleven houses collapsed and 33 others lost their roofs in the storm. Dianmu also damaged 59 hectares of vegetables and orchards and knocked down 36 utility poles, the report said.
Dianmu was the third storm that hit the country this year. Earlier, Mirinae in July and Nida in early August claimed seven lives in total.

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