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Typhoon Ketsana leaves 23 dead

September 30, 2009|Times Wire Reports

Typhoon Ketsana roared into central Vietnam, killing at least 23 people as it brought flooding and winds as high as 90 mph, disaster officials said. About 170,000 were evacuated from its path.

As a weaker tropical storm, Ketsana left more than 200 dead across the northern Philippines

After gathering strength over the South China Sea, the typhoon made landfall nearly 40 miles south of Danang, according to the National Weather Center.

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