Typhoon causes heavy damage
Typhoon Haima affected 1.69 million people in Guangdong province, according to the provincial Civil Affairs Department on Sunday. Haima barreled into Guangdong on Friday, bringing heavy rains in several cities. There have been no reports of casualties. The authorities evacuated 668,000 people and moved them to safer areas. The department estimated economic losses at 3.5 billion yuan ($517 million).