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China: Tropical Depression: 2012/08/02 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/08/02
Country or District China
Event Type Tropical Depression
Outline Strong tropical storm Saola, weakening from a typhoon, made landfall in southeastern province of Fujian at 6:50 a.m. on 3 August 2012. As of 6 a.m. Friday, a total of 306,000 residents in Fujian had been relocated to safe places.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2012/08/07
Twenty-three people have been confirmed dead and nine others remained missing after typhoons Damrey and Saola tore through China\'s eastern coastal regions over the weekend, local authorities said 7 August.

Xinhua 2012/08/06
Windstorms, floods and mudslides caused by Saola, resulted in six deaths, two missing and the relocation of nearly 1.03 million people in the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi and Shandong.