32 people dead, 6m more affected after Typhoon Lekima strikes

Xinhua/chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2019-08-10 21:54
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Local police rescue five stranded residents in a village in Putuo Mountain Resort, Zhoushan, Zhejiang province, August 10, 2019. [Photo by Zou Xunyong/For chinadaily.com.cn]

Shanghai Disney closed

In Shanghai, the local meteorological observatory issued an orange alert on Typhoon Lekima Saturday afternoon, with heavy downpours expected in its urban area within the next six hours.

The Shanghai Disney Resort, including Shanghai Disneyland, was closed on Saturday for safety reasons.

It is the first time that Shanghai Disneyland has closed down due to inclement weather conditions since its opening in June 2016.

People who had tickets for Shanghai Disneyland for Saturday can visit the park on any other day within the next six months (by February 10, 2020), according to the resort.

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