Hanoi: At least seven people were killed and four remained missing on Thursday in a typhoon in Vietnam.
Typhoon Kujira made landfall in Vietnam on Wednesday afternoon, Xinhua news agency reported.
According to a meteorological agency, rainfall from Wednesday night to Thursday morning hit 219 mm.
Floods after the typhoon have swept away 23 houses.
Heavy downpour in a short period of time has flooded many districts in Son La province.
Kujira is the first typhoon to hit Vietnam this year.