Vietnam holds memorial ceremonies for victims of ‘worst in century’ storm Linda, 20 years on

The typhoon two decades ago left more than 3,000 people dead and missing

By Tuoi Tre News November 4, 2017, 11:36 GMT+7

Vietnam holds memorial ceremonies for victims of 'worst in century' storm Linda, 20 years on
Le Thi Ut, a resident in Song Doc Town, sits beside a tomb of Storm Linda’s victim.

Local authorities and people in various regions in the southernmost province of Ca Mau gathered and paid tribute to victims of tropical storm Linda, considered the worst storm in the past 100 in Vietnam, on Friday.

Memorial ceremonies, including the release of floating lanterns onto the sea, were held in such estuaries as Khanh Hoi in U Minh District, Song Doc in Tran Van Thoi District and Cai Doi Vam in Phu Tan District. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam holds memorial ceremonies for victims of ‘worst in century’ storm Linda, 20 years on”