CHINA ZHEJIANG TYPHOON LEKIMA

CHINA ZHEJIANG TYPHOON LEKIMA

Chinese rescuers evacuate an elderly woman in floodwater after heavy rains caused by Typhoon Lekima, the 9th typhoon of the year, in Qingkouyuan village, Xianju county, Taizhou city, east China's Zhejiang province, 10 August 2019. More than 1 million people were evacuated before the typhoon made landfall at about 1 a.m. local time (1 p.m. Friday ET), with the government opening 122,000 disaster avoidance and resettlement sites, according to a report from Chinese state-run press agency Xinhua. "With a maximum wind force of 187 kph (116 mph), the super typhoon -- the ninth typhoon this year -- is expected to bring heavy rain to the provinces of Anhui, Fujian, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang, and the municipality of Shanghai," Xinhua reported. (Imaginechina via AP Images)

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