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China: Typhoon: 2012/08/08 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/08/08
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline More than 1.5 million people in the eastern province of Zhejiang and 252,000 residents of outlying parts of Shanghai were evacuated after Haikui landed early in the morning of 8 August 2012.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2012/08/10
Typhoon Haikui has left six people dead and forced more than 2.17 million people to be relocated in four provincial-level regions in eastern China,

Xinhua 2012/08/09
Typhoon Haikui, which made landfall in Zhejiang at 3:20 a.m. 8 August, has brought heavy downpours to east China and killed three people there.

Reuters AlertNet 2012/08/08
More than 500 domestic and international flights to and from Shanghai\'s two airports have been cancelled as of 10:30 a.m. (0230 GMT)