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China typhoon death toll hits 33

Flooding and landslides triggered by Typhoon Fanapi have now killed 33 people and left at least 42 missing in southern China, state media report.

Guangdong province experienced its heaviest rains in a century as the typhoon moved slowly westwards after making landfall on Monday.

More than 78,000 people in low-lying areas were evacuated and one million affected, officials said.

  • 23 Sep 2010
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