1.1 Million Evacuated As Typhoon Slams Into China

By MarketWatch Pulse

Carrying winds up to 100 mph, Typhoon Chan-Hom slammed the China coast south of Shanghai Saturday, forcing evacuation of 1.1 million people, the Associated Press reported. Zhejiang province, where the storm came ashore,has received about a month's rain in less than 24 hours, AP said. No deaths or injuries had been reported by Saturday evening.

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