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Duration 2002/09/07 A typhoon Sinlaku that left two people missing in Taiwan hit China with strong winds and heavy rain, forcing the evacuation of around 80,000 people in China.
Country or District China Name Typhoon
Headline(Source, Date) Personal Injury Material Damage Others Yahoo asia News 2002/09/09 Dead:26 people
Affected:More than seven million people
Affected farmland:170,000 hectares
Damaged: more than one billion yuan ($120 million)
- Yahoo asia News 2002/09/09
Typhoon Sinlaku has faded away after killing 26 people, destroying thousands of homes and causing more than one billion yuan ($120 million) in damage in southeastern China.
- The Guardian news 2002/09/08
China Typhoon Reportedly Kills 23
- Yahoo asia News 2002/09/08
Typhoon Sinlaku killed 11 people and 300,000 evacuated in southeast China.
- CNN news 2002/09/07
Eastern China braces for arrival of Typhoon Sinlaku.More than 48,000 people were evacuated
- Reuters News 2002/09/06
It said 80,000 people were evacuated from the Zhejiang cities of Wenzhou and Taizhou, around 300 km (190 miles) south of Shanghai in China.
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