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One Million Evacuated as Typhoon Hits China
A typhoon pummeled China's eastern coast Sunday, toppling houses, flooding villages and forcing nearly a million people to evacuate 
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August 10: An aerial view of the flooded village of Shao Lin inflicted by Typhoon Morakot is seen in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung county. A mudslide touched off by the deadly typhoon buried a remote mountain village in Taiwan, leaving at least 400 people unaccounted for, while officially there are 38 dead and 62 missing.

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August 10: People get a ride on a bulldozer driving through a flooded area in Cangnan county, in east China's Zhejiang province. In China, a massive landslide triggered by Typhoon Morakot toppled seven apartment buildings, an official said Tuesday.

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August 11: Residents wade through the flooded streets of Pingyao town in Hangzhou, eastern China's Zhejiang province. In mainland China, Typhoon Morakot has led to the evacuation of some 1.4 million people while triggering a massive landslide that toppled at least six apartment buildings burying an unknown number of residents in eastern China, a state news agency said Tuesday.

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August 11: In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, rescuers carry drinking water as they walk through a road buried by debris of a storm induced landslide at Pengxi Township in Taishun County, in east China's Zhejiang province. The massive landslide triggered by a deadly typhoon toppled at least six apartment buildings burying an unknown number of residents in eastern China, a state news agency said Tuesday.

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August 11: Residents from the flood damaged area of Tainan County, southern Taiwan, make their way over a destroyed mountain road. Rescue officials have said more than 300 people were ferried from disaster areas on more than 100 emergency flights.

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August 11: Taiwanese rescuers assist landslide survivors after they were evacuated by military helicopter, in Chishan, Kaohsiung county, southern Taiwan. Taiwan's military rescued about 260 typhoon victims Tuesday from the area around a village consumed by a massive mudslide, local TV stations reported, but there is still no word on the fate of hundreds caught in the disaster.

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Typhoon Hits China

A hotel building leans before falling in a heavily flooded river after Typhoon Morakot hit Taitung county, Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. The six-story hotel collapsed and plunged into a river Sunday morning after floodwaters eroded its base, but all 300 people in the hotel were evacuated and uninjured, officials said.

Typhoon Hits China

A hotel building leans before falling in a heavily flooded river after Typhoon Morakot hit Taitung county, Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. The six-story hotel collapsed and plunged into a river Sunday morning after floodwaters eroded its base, but all 300 people in the hotel were evacuated and uninjured, officials said.

Typhoon Hits China

A hotel building leans before falling in a heavily flooded river after Typhoon Morakot hit Taitung county, Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. The six-story hotel collapsed and plunged into a river Sunday morning after floodwaters eroded its base, but all 300 people in the hotel were evacuated and uninjured, officials said.

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Typhoon Hits China

A part of Shuang Yuan Big Bridge between Pintung county and Kaohsiung county is washed away after Typhoon Morakot hit southern Taiwan Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. The storm dumped more than 200 centimeters (80 inches) of rain on some southern counties on Friday and Saturday, the worst flooding to hit the area in half a century, the Central Weather Bureau reported.

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Typhoon Hits China

A rescuer helps a crying baby out of floodwater area after Typhoon Morakot hit Pintung county, southern Taiwan, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. The storm dumped more than 200 centimeters (80 inches) of rain on some southern counties on Friday and Saturday, the worst flooding to hit the area in half a century, the Central Weather Bureau reported.

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Typhoon Hits China

A team of rescuers rows a life boat in a flooded street in Chiatung Town, Pintung County, southern Taiwan after Typhoon Morakot hit the area Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. 

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Typhoon Hits China

A Taiwanese man floats in floodwater in Chiatung Town, Pintung County, southern Taiwan, after Typhoon Morakot hit the area Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009. The storm dumped more than 200 centimeters (80 inches) of rain on some southern counties on Friday and Saturday, the worst flooding to hit the area in half a century, the Central Weather Bureau reported.

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One Million Evacuated as Typhoon Hits China

A typhoon pummeled China's eastern coast Sunday, toppling houses, flooding villages and forcing nearly a million people to evacuate 

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