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

CHINA

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

CGTN

10:54, August 12, 2019

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.

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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.

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