Typhoon Lekima kills 5 after second landfall in east China's Shandong

Five people were killed and seven were missing after Super Typhoon Lekima made a second landing in Qingdao City, east China's Shandong Province, on Sunday night, the local authority said on Monday.

As of 05:50 a.m. on Monday, more than 1,650,000 people were affected, over 180,000 residents displaced, and 609 houses collapsed due to Lekima.


Floods hit Weifang City in east China's Shandong Province on August 11, 2019. (Photo: VCG)

Lekima has been downgraded to a tropical storm since making landfall, said China's National Meteorological Center.