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China: Typhoon: 2005/09/12 Country Information on DRR

Period 2005/09/12
Country or District China
Event Type Typhoon
Outline Typhoon Khanun, the strongest to have hit China this year, caused flooding and landslides across east China, killing at least 14 people with 9 people still missing.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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China Daily 2005/09/13
At least 14 people were killed and nine others are still missing after Typhoon Khanun tore through East China yesterday and on Sunday. The typhoon, the 15th of the year to hit China, and the strongest, has left nearly 5.5 million people and 2.25 million hectares of cropland affected in East China's Zhejiang, Fujian, Anhui provinces and Shanghai Muncipality, according to the State Flood Control and Drought Relief headquarters. 2005/09/12
Typhoon Khanun killed at least 14 people when it plowed into China's east coast, leveling thousands of homes and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people, state media said Monday.

BBC News 2005/09/12
Xinhua news agency said on Monday that nine people had been killed and one was missing in Zhejiang.


XINHUA online 2005/09/12
Typhoon Khanun slams into Zhejiang