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2006-08-11 03:30:00

By Ben Blanchard CANGNAN, China (Reuters) - The strongest typhoon to hit China in half a century killed more than 100 people, dozens of whom had taken shelter in a house that collapsed, Xinhua news agency said on Friday, and the toll appeared likely to rise.

2006-08-10 17:48:00

By Ben Blanchard NINGDE, China (Reuters) - The strongest typhoon to strike China for half a century killed at least 28 people, with three others missing, the official Xinhua news agency said early on Friday.

2006-08-10 12:48:19

By Ben Blanchard NINGDE, China (Reuters) - A "super typhoon," the strongest to hit China in half a century, slammed into the coast on Thursday killing at least two people, injuring more than 80 and forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes.

2006-08-10 08:50:00

By Nir Elias LUOYUAN, China (Reuters) - Super Typhoon Saomai, the strongest to threaten China in over 50 years, slammed into the southeast coast on Thursday killing at least two people, injuring over 80 and forcing more than 1.5 million from their homes.

2005-10-02 01:12:09

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Longwang headed for China after swirling through Taiwan on Sunday, injuring at least 34 people. As the storm approached, more than 200,000 people were evacuated from boats to land in China's eastern province of Fujian, state media said.

2005-10-01 20:28:43

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Longwang lashed Taiwan on Sunday, enveloping the island with driving winds and rain as it churned toward China.

2005-09-11 01:27:53

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has evacuated hundreds of thousands of people living in the path of a typhoon which was forecast to lash the eastern province of Zhejiang later on Sunday, state media said.

2005-09-01 04:32:27

BEIJING (Reuters) - Typhoon Talim swept into southern China on Thursday after killing two people in Taiwan and injuring 39 as the island shut businesses, schools and financial markets to ride out the storm.

2005-09-01 01:22:24

By Michael Kramer TAIPEI (Reuters) - Typhoon Talim churned toward south China after sweeping through Taiwan on Thursday, killing one person and injuring 24 as the island shut businesses, schools and financial markets to ride out the storm.

2005-08-31 21:15:57

By Michael Kramer TAIPEI (Reuters) - A typhoon swept across Taiwan on Thursday after killing at least one person and injuring 24 as it toppled billboards, broke windows and knocked motorcyclists off their bikes.


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