Storm Son Tinh hit Vietnam, leaving 32 dead

24 July 2018

Tropical storm Son Tinh killed 32 people, left 17 missing and injured 14 in Vietnam, the country's rescue committee said on Saturday (July 21). Floods triggered by heavy rains hit northern Vietnam after tropical storm Son Tinh made landfall in northern coastal areas on Thursday July 19). More than 5,000 houses were damaged, the Vietnam National Committee for Search and Rescue said in a report.

Heavy rains are expected to continue over the next few days, Vietnam's Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention said in a separate statement on Saturday.