October 30, 1970 : Heavy monsoon rains hit Vietnam

Introduction

Fighting in the five northern-most provinces comes to a virtual halt as the worst monsoon rains in six years strikes the region. The resultant floods killed 293 people and left more than 200,000 homeless.

Article Details:

October 30, 1970 : Heavy monsoon rains hit Vietnam

  • Author

    History.com Staff

  • Website Name

    History.com

  • Year Published

    2009

  • Title

    October 30, 1970 : Heavy monsoon rains hit Vietnam

  • URL

    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/heavy-monsoon-rains-hit-vietnam

  • Access Date

    October 17, 2017

  • Publisher

    A+E Networks