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Officials Report 13 Dead in Vietnam, Eight in China From Haiyan

By Story by AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorlogist Alan Reppert
November 12, 2013; 7:20 AM ET

After devastating the Philippines, Haiyan unleashed its final blow across northeastern Vietnam and southern China on Monday.

The gusty winds and flooding rain claimed 13 lives in Vietnam and eight in southern China as of Tuesday afternoon, local time.

Haiyan made its final landfall early on Monday morning local time (Sunday afternoon, EST) near Hong Gai, Vietnam. The storm continued to weaken through Monday night and is no longer a tropical system.

Some hefty rainfall amounts were reported through Monday afternoon across the region.

Rainfall Totals from Haiyan (as of 5 a.m. EST)

City, Country
Rainfall Amounts (mm)
Rainfall Amounts (inches)
Fangchenggang City, China
374.5 mm
14.74 inches
Fuchengzhen, China
342.3 mm
13.48 inches
Bobai, China
296.6 mm
11.68 inches
Qinzhou, China
208.5 mm
8.21 inches
Lang Son, Vietnam
153.1 mm
6.03 inches
Hanoi, Vietnam
51.0 mm
2.01 inches

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Meanwhile, the death toll in the Philippines continues to rise. According to government officials, the number of confirmed deaths in the Philippines is at 1,798 as of Wednesday, local time.

This satellite image of Haiyan, courtesy of NOAA, was taken Sunday evening local time.

Contributions from AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski and AccuWeather.com Meteorologists Courtney Spamer and Mike Doll

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