10 months ‘Lekima’ fatalities hit 32 Manilatimes |World
SHANGHAI: The death toll from Typhoon “Lekima” rose to 32 in eastern China, local authorities said Sunday, as rescue teams worked to find more than a dozen missing after the storm triggered a landslide and forced more than a million people to evacuate. The monster storm arrived in Wenling city in the early hours of Saturday, packing winds of 187 kilometers per hour, with waves several metres high hitting the coastline. At least 18 people were killed in a landslide triggered by torrential downpours in the municipality of Wenzhou, around 400 kilometers south of Shanghai, national broadcaster CCTV said Saturday. ... more