Sky News Typhoon Soudelor has killed up to 14 people in eastern China and five are missing after parts of the country were hit by the heaviest rains in a century, state media reports.
casualties were reported in and around Wenzhou city in the province of
Zhejiang, where downpours caused mudslides and several houses
collapsed on Saturday night, Xinhua news agency reported.
quoted local disaster relief officials as saying the dead and missing
may have been washed away by floods or buried under ruined homes.
1.36 million people in the city were affected by the typhoon, the
agency said, estimating direct economic losses at 3.83 billion yuan