Storm Noul makes landfall in Thua Thien-Hue hinh anh 1Storm Noul makes dozens of trees fall off (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - Storm Noul, the fifth to enter the East Sea this year, made landfall in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on September 18 morning, causing heavy downpours, strong winds and lightning.

Accordingly, strong winds with speeds of 90-100 km per hour swept through the locality in over 30 minutes from 8:30am, making dozens of ancient trees, electricity poles and gates of several buildings fall off, and blowing off roofs of many houses.

Mountainous Nam Dong district recorded the highest volume of rainfall at 204mm.

Also in the morning, due to impact of the fifth storm, a whirlwind occurred in the central province of Ha Tinh at around 5:00am, blowing off roofs of over 60 local houses.

The whirlwind, together with heavy rains, also affected a large area of crops./.