Typhoon Nari knocked down trees
and damaged hundreds of houses in central Vietnam early on
Tuesday, forcing the evacuation of tens of thousands of people,
state media said.
More than 122,000 people had been moved to safe ground in
several provinces, including Quang Nam and Danang city, by late
Monday before the typhoon arrived, the official Tuoi Tre (Youth)
Nari later hit the Vietnamese coast with wind speeds of up
to 102 kmh (63 mph).
Soldiers were sent to help people reinforce their homes and
guide ships to shelter in Danang
, a famous tourist destination,
state-run Voice of Vietnam