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China: Typhoon: 2008/08/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2008/08/07
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Kammuri, the ninth tropical storm of the year, made another landfall in southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region at 2:50 p.m. on Thursday. The regional civil affairs department said 186,300 people were affected by the tropical storm, including 29,200 who were forced to evacuate.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters AlretNet 2008/08/13
The death toll from floods and mudslides triggered by Typhoon Kammuri in southwest China has doubled to 40 with six people still missing, the official Xinhua news agency said on 13 August 2008.

Reuters 2008/08/11
Torrential rain triggered by tropical storm Kammuri has killed 20 people, left 10 missing and caused economic losses of 300 million yuan ($44 million) in China\'s southwest over the past few days.

Xinhua News 2008/08/07
Tropical storm Kammuri makes new landfall in south China

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Tropical Storm Risk 2008/08/06
Track and windspeed of Tropical storm Kammuri (as of 06 Aug 2008)