PHOTOS Typhoon Lupit brings heavy rainfall to Fujian Province

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Typhoon Lupit brings heavy rainfall to Fujian Province

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14:20, August 06, 2021

Typhoon Lupit landed in Xiamen, a coastal city in East China's Fujian Province, bringing heavy rainfall and flooding. In response, fire, highway and transportation officials acted quickly to evacuate local people, drain away the water and restore transportation. (Photos: Xinhua, compiled by Li Han)

Cities including Fuzhou and Zhangzhou have initiated an emergency response to flooding amid torrential rains brought by Lupit, and experts have warned of a heightened risk of geological disasters, as the typhoon is expected to linger in the province's coastal areas.

A citizen slogs through flooding on a motorbike in Jimei district in Xiamen.

A municipal worker installed a warning device on a discharge outlet in Xiamen.

Municipal workers clean the drainage system in Xiamen.

Rescue workers race to save people in Xiamen.

Rescue workers race to save people in Xiamen.

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