A tropical storm made landfall in the central region on early September 19, leaving two dead, one injured and three missing, according to initial reports of the Central Steering Committee for Flood and Storm Control.

Flooding caused by heavy rains submerged thousands of houses and large areas of rice and vegetables as well as damaged many roads.

In the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak , one people died, more than 2,100 households had to evacuate while some communities were isolated due to flooded roads.

Landslides blocked two provincial routes in Kon Tum province and four suspension bridges collapsed.
In the central province of Quang Tri , a Lao national died in floods on September 18 and another local was injured.

Quang Ngai province reported that three vessels anchoring at Ly Son island sank.

Quang Nam province was hard hit by the storm, with two people swept away in floods and still remaining missing. Four border communes in Tay Giang district become isolated due to landslides. The Ho Chi Minh Road and National Road 14G were damaged at several sections in Dong Giang district.

Torrential rains damaged six electricity poles, causing power outage on large scale.

The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting forecast that water levels in rivers in Quang Binh, Quang Tri and lower reaches of Thu Bon River will continue rising in the coming days.

It also warned central provinces from Quang Binh to Quang Nam province about landslides and flash floods in mountainous areas./.