Typhoon Damrey slams Vietnam • Earth.com

Last update: January 25th, 2020 at 8:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day comes courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory and features a look at Typhoon Damrey, which made landfall in Vietnam on Saturday November 4, 2017.

Damrey is the strongest typhoon Vietnam has seen in over 16 years, with winds up to 9o kilometers per hour. Since the storm hit, at least 27 people have been killed, more than 20 are missing, and over 20,000 homes have been damaged.

More than 30,000 people were evacuated in advance of the storm.

By Rory Arnold, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

Fresh News coming
your way, Weekly

The biggest news about our planet
delivered to you each day