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Tropical Storm Strikes Taiwan, Heads for Chinese Coast

August 30, 2011 Comments off

voanews.com

Tropical storm Nanmadol dumped as much as a half-meter of rain on Taiwan Monday, forcing mass evacuations and flooding homes, roads and farmland before heading toward southeastern China.

The storm was downgraded from typhoon status early Monday. It struck with torrents of rain and winds over 100 kilometers an hour as it began moving through the southern portion of the island before entering the Taiwan Strait.  There were early reports of one fatality.

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