Typhoon Lekima in China triggers evacuations and landslide: photos – Business Insider

China was struck by the third-largest typhoon in its history on the morning of August 10.

Typhoon Lekima triggered widespread blackouts, flight cancellations, and evacuations across major cities, but by far the most devastating effect was a landslide that killed at least 18 people and left 14 missing.

The storm is now approaching Shanghai, the nation’s financial capital, which is home to more than 20 million people.

Take a look at the devastation thus far.


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