Photo: Canals of Ca Mau, Mekong Delta.

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Warning: Mekongs Ca Mau Province Ravaged by Cyclone

Posted by CatBa on 26/4/2007 at 14:57

Posted from within Vietnam.

The Delta province of CA MAU was ravaged by a fierce cyclone early this week with the heavy rains increasing the hardship on residents, one of whom was killed.

Some 500 buildings were totalled (destroyed) making a tourism visit there an unwelcome burden on resources.

The death occurred in the township of SONG DOC and injured 12 others. Thousands of others were left homeless in this low-lying area and officials are trying to ascertain the extent of the damage.

Before setting out to journey to the southern reaches of the Delta you better check with authorities.

#1 CatBa has been a member since 5/3/2007. Posts: 349

Posted by LeeR on 26/4/2007 at 16:30

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#2 LeeR has been a member since 26/4/2007. Posts: 1

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Posted by CatBa on 26/4/2007 at 22:17

Posted from within Vietnam.

Ca Mau is in a quite southerly location AND IT CAN BE BYPASSED if you are heading further south.

Now you know, you can prepare for any re-routing.

Take a look at: < > and use the page links on the L/H margin to locate other provinces.

The MOST IMPORTANT thing is NOT to overload their facilities.

#3 CatBa has been a member since 5/3/2007. Posts: 349

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