After the Philippines, China: The Typhoon Trail of Destruction and Death in Asia

After the Philippines, China: The Typhoon Trail of Destruction and Death in Asia

Lower tropical storm in recent hours, Typhoon Mangkhut left more than 60 dead in the Philippines and already wreaks havoc on the Chinese coast

In China, about 2.5 million people were forced to leave home because of typhoonBBC NEWS BRAZIL / REUTERSThe typhoon that left more than 60 people dead and wreaked havoc in the Philippines hit China on Sunday, causing damage to Hong Kong and Guangdong province, one of the country's most populous.Rescue teams are mobilized to search and remove people from the Mangkhut route, considered the most powerful typhoon of the last 40 years to hit the region.The phenomenon has been downgraded to the tropical storm category in recent hours - yet at least two deaths have been reported in Guangdong, where 2.5 million people were forced to leave their homes .In Hong Kong, trees were felled, scaffolding fell to the ground, and office buildings had broken windows.Transportation services were also suspended, with over 900 flights canceled, trains stopped and highways closed.More than 200 people are estimated to have been injured during the typhoon's passage through Hong Kong, where water le...


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