As of 4 p.m. 9 August, strong winds and heavy rain had impacted on the lives of 5.14 million people and forced evacuation of more than 1.47 million, and had caused the collapse or damage of a total of 14,300 houses, according to a statement issued by the National Commission for Disaster Reduction.
About 1.35 million people were evacuated as a safety precaution, according to the National Disaster Reduction Committee. As of 4 pm on Monday Beijing time, the storm had toppled more than 600 houses and damaged nearly 5,000 others, causing direct economic losses of over 3 billion yuan.
More than 360,000 people were evacuated in east China\'s Shandong Province on 8 Augut 2011. No casualties in the province have been reported yet.