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2013-10-14 Flood in Vietnam on 14 October, 2013

Emergency Obs. Request Information

  • Disaster Type: Flood
  • Country: Vietnam
  • Occurrence Date (UTC):
  • SA activation Date(UTC): 14 October, 2013
  • Requester: The ASEAN Secretariat
  • Escalation to the International Charter:
  • GLIDE Number:

Disaster Situation

The storm (cyclone NARI), which hit land on October 15, also injured 69 people in Quang Nam, Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Ngai, Quang Tri and Nghe An provinces and Da Nang city, as waters rose and houses and trees were pulled down.The tropical storm, packing maximum winds of 102 kph, sunk 41 ships in Quang Nam and Quang Ngai, destroyed over 16,300 houses, unroofed 110 schools and damaged 662 ha rice and farming land in the region.Due to the incredibly strong winds, a whirlwind killed two and injured 22 people in Quang Trach district in the central province of Quang Binh on the early morning of October 16.

Satellite Image

 Before Disaster

 JAXA 

2009-09-21

ALOS AV2, P123 F3230 A0.0, September 21, 2009

2009-09-21

ALOS AV2, P123 F3240 A0.0, September 21, 2009

2009-10-08

ALOS AV2, P124 F3230 A0.0, October 8, 2009

2009-10-08

ALOS AV2, P124 F3240 A0.0, October 8, 2009

2010-04-22

ALOS AV2, P122 F3240 A0.0, April 22, 2010

2010-04-22

ALOS AV2, P122 F3250 A0.0, April 22, 2010

2010-05-09

ALOS AV2, P123 F3240 A0.0, May 9, 2010

2010-05-09

ALOS AV2, P123 F3250 A0.0, May 9, 2010