Typhoon Damrey: British tourists had just MINUTES to evacuate holiday town hit by cyclone

Typhoon Damrey: British tourists had just MINUTES to evacuate holiday town hit by cyclone
 

Holidaymakers staying in popular Hoi An said they were given short warning to exit the building after flooding from Typhoon Damrey rocked the tourist hotspot.
One traveller said: "At first we were given 30 minutes to get out. Later it got more serious and they said we had 15 minutes."
Other British tourists described a "definite a sense of urgency" as they were moved to safety.
And rescuers travelling in boats were seen heading to flooded hotels  where they had to swim stricken tourists out one by one.
Authorities in Vietnam say 27 people have been killed and 22 are... read more

 
5 November 2017 in World News, Views: 50
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