Policemen helping people stranded by floods in Zhoushan City, a part of China’s Zhejiang Province, on Saturday. Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, made landfall in Wenling City. Photo: XinhuaPolicemen helping people stranded by floods in Zhoushan City, a part of China’s Zhejiang Province, on Saturday. Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, made landfall in Wenling City. Photo: Xinhua
Policemen helping people stranded by floods in Zhoushan City, a part of China’s Zhejiang Province, on Saturday. Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, made landfall in Wenling City. Photo: Xinhua

At least 22 dead, 10 missing as Typhoon Lekima ravages eastern China

  • More than 1 million people in Shanghai and neighbouring Zhejiang province were evacuated and more than 3,000 homes were damaged
  • National Meteorological Center says Lekima has weakened to a strong tropical storm

Topic |   Extreme weather
Policemen helping people stranded by floods in Zhoushan City, a part of China’s Zhejiang Province, on Saturday. Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, made landfall in Wenling City. Photo: XinhuaPolicemen helping people stranded by floods in Zhoushan City, a part of China’s Zhejiang Province, on Saturday. Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, made landfall in Wenling City. Photo: Xinhua
Policemen helping people stranded by floods in Zhoushan City, a part of China’s Zhejiang Province, on Saturday. Typhoon Lekima, the ninth of the year, made landfall in Wenling City. Photo: Xinhua
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