Ty­phoon causes heavy dam­age

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

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).

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