Two people were killed, while thousands of houses and hundreds of trees were damaged by the Pakhar typhoon that swept through Vietnam’s southern and central regions Sunday, local authorities have reported. According to a report on the website of the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control Tuesday, one person was electrocuted to death and five others were injured in the southern province of Dong Nai. The other death was recorded in the central province of Ninh Thuan, as a man was swept away by a flood, VnExpress reported. In the meantime, authorities in Ho Chi Minh City, where locals have not seen a typhoon with torrential rains for years, reported on Monday that more than 600 houses and schools were destroyed across the city. The coastal district of Can Gio was the most stricken, the city’s People’s Committee told a meeting that day, adding that more than 3,200 locals had been evacuated before the typhoon made landfall. The same situation was also reported in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau and the central province of Binh Thuan, among others. Pakhar is the only typhoon in 30 years to make landfall in Vietnam at this time of year, VnExpress reported. RELATED CONTENT Typhoon causes heavy downpour, sinks boats in south central Vietnam Like us on Facebook and scroll down to share your comment Moreover, typhoons at the beginning of the stormy season, which starts in May, usually target the northern region and gradually move southwards, it said….