More than 140 million yuan in damage claims related to Typhoon Mangkhut had been submitted from Shenzhen alone by noon on Monday, according to one report. Photo: Reuters

Southern China counts cost of Typhoon Mangkhut – and more billion-dollar storms

Death tolls are down but damage bills are up as population and development pressures leave the region more exposed to disaster

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More than 140 million yuan in damage claims related to Typhoon Mangkhut had been submitted from Shenzhen alone by noon on Monday, according to one report. Photo: Reuters
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Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng

Sidney Leng joined the Post in 2015 after spending a year and a half working for US media, including National Public Radio and Foreign Policy Magazine. He has been covering China's macroeconomic policies and financial regulations since 2016.