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China: Typhoon: 2002/09/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/09/07
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline 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.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others
Yahoo asia News 2002/09/09
Dead:26 people
Affected:More than seven million people
Affected farmland:170,000 hectares
Destroyed:7,900 houses
Damaged: more than one billion yuan ($120 million)

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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.