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Title: At least 13 dead, 16 missing as Typhoon Lekima slams east China
Post by: TomSea on August 10, 2019, 11:17:16 AM
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At least 13 dead, 16 missing as Typhoon Lekima slams east China
[AFP News]
AFP News10 August 2019

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At least 13 people were killed and 16 others missing in a landslide after Typhoon Lekima lashed eastern China, national television reported Saturday.

The tragedy occurred in the municipality of Wenzhou, which was in the path of the storm as it made landfall overnight, CCTV said.

"Torrential rains caused a landslide on a mountain that blocked a river below," it said.

The resulting "dam" created a lake which swept downstream when it burst.

Read more at: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/super-typhoon-lekima-slams-southeast-china-034250446.html (https://sg.news.yahoo.com/super-typhoon-lekima-slams-southeast-china-034250446.html)