At least 9 people have been killed and 18 injured after Typhoon “Rumbia” wreaked havoc across central and eastern China over the past couple of days. About 3 512 000 people have been affected as well as 420 000 hectares (1.37 million acres) of crops. The storm has also damaged more than 5 800 homes.

The typhoon made landfall near the city Shanghai just after 04:00 local time August 17 (20:00 UTC, August 16) with maximum sustained winds around 90 km/h (55 mph).

via Nine killed, 3.5 million affected as Typhoon “Rumbia” wreaks havoc across central and eastern China

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Nine killed, 3.5 million affected as Typhoon “Rumbia” wreaks havoc across central and eastern China

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