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Tropical Storm Mindulle Strikes Vietnam August 27, 2010
Tropical Storm Mindulle can be seen swiriling up the coast of Vietnam on Tuesday morning.
Tropical Storm Mindulle killed at least 10 people in central and northern Vietnam as it blew roofs off homes and uprooted trees while moving ashore from the South China Sea.

The Vietnam News Agency reports 64 others were injured in the country's central region, where storm damage was estimated at about $45 million.

It said Nghe An was the hardest hit province in terms of both the number people affected and property losses.

Ten Vietnamese fishermen were rescued in rough seas after the storm sunk their fishing trawler, an official said Thursday.

The men were found floating in traditional round woven bamboo boats, in which they took refuge after the sinking.

Mindulle dumped as much as 11 inches of rain in some areas after coming ashore near the city of Vinh late Monday, according to government meteorologists.

Tropical Storm Mindulle Track

Satellite Loop Data: CIMSS