China : Typhoon : 2012/08/08
|Country or District||China|
|Outline||More than 1.5 million people in the eastern province of Zhejiang and 252,000 residents of outlying parts of Shanghai were evacuated after Haikui landed early in the morning of 8 August 2012.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
Typhoon Haikui has left six people dead and forced more than 2.17 million people to be relocated in four provincial-level regions in eastern China,
Typhoon Haikui, which made landfall in Zhejiang at 3:20 a.m. 8 August, has brought heavy downpours to east China and killed three people there.
Reuters AlertNet 2012/08/08
More than 500 domestic and international flights to and from Shanghai\'s two airports have been cancelled as of 10:30 a.m. (0230 GMT)