Typhoon Vincent made landfall as a category 4 storm in the Quangdong province in southern China on 24 Jul 2012, killing three people, toppling 300 houses and damaging 13,600 hectares of crops (Xinhua, 24 Jul 2012). In neighboring Guangxi, 400,000 people were affected (Xinhua, 26 Jul 2012). The typhoon weakened quickly into a tropical depression and then into a low pressure zone, causing heavy rainfall in northern Viet Nam, where nine people were killed, mainly due to landslides and drowning (UN Country Team, 27 Jul 2012).
27 July 2012 - Three people died and six are missing after Typhoon Vicente made landfall over the city of Taishan, affecting more than 700,000 people in Guizhou and Guangxi provinces. In Viet Nam, the typhoon caused landslides in four provinces and killed nine people.