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China: Typhoon: 2013/10/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/10/07
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Typhoon Fitow, which barrelled into China's east coast early Monday (7 October 2013) packing winds of more than 200 kilometres (124 miles) an hour, killed at least five people and impacted 4.5 million, state media reported.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Xinhua 2013/10/19
A total of 830,000 people in Yuyao were affected by the storm, which left at least 12 people dead and six missing in Zhejiang after making landfall in Fujian, just south of Zhejiang.

Xinhua 2013/10/10
Ten people have been killed and five others have been left missing in Wenzhou city since Typhoon Fitow brought rainstorms to east China's Zhejiang Province.

Xinhua 2013/10/08
As of 10 p.m. 7 October 2013, the typhoon had left six people dead and four missing. The storm has affected seven million people in 11 cities in Zhejiang, causing direct economic damage of 12.4 billion yuan (2 billion U.S.dollars)

AFP 2013/10/07
Typhoon Fitow slams into China, kills five. Four other people are still missing, state media reported.