A typhoon that slammed Vietnam and Cambodia Saturday killed at least five people and injured several hundred, officials said.
A tropical storm named Kuiyan made landfall in Vietnam Saturday, according to the National Meteorological Service, and it was already forecast to become a major hurricane on Sunday.
It was reported as a tropical depression.
It’s the second typhoon to hit the country in two days, bringing the death toll to at least 55 people.
Kuiyan was forecast to move over Laos and Vietnam, bringing heavy rain and wind.
The weather service said there were no immediate reports of casualties from the typhoon.
The typhoon left several people dead in Laos, the Philippines and Cambodia, and damaged homes in Vietnam, according the weather service.
Vietnam’s weather service reported at least six people dead and hundreds of people injured after a powerful storm swept across Vietnam.