Posted by Oliver Fuhrer on Wednesday 6 December 2006 at 17:48
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On popular request some comments on typhoon Durian: Probably one of the reasons why Ho Chi Minh City has become the biggest, most populated and economically most powerfull city of Vietnam, is that it is not hit by Typhoons, which usually hit within the "typhoon belt" which ranges from Hanoi southwards down to Hué. So, apart from some for the season very unusual rainfall and moderate winds, HCMC has not gotten much of the action shown so prominently on TV. So we've concentrated on eating the fruit [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durian] after which the typhoon has been named...