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Typhoon lashes China before weakening

By Reuters | China Daily | Updated: 2016-09-16 09:33

Typhoon Meranti slammed into southeastern China on Thursday with strong winds and lashing rain that cut power to 1.65 million homes.

Media reported one death and one person missing in Fujian province in what has been described as the strongest storm of the year globally.

One person died and 51 were injured in Taiwan, the Central Emergency Operation Center there said, as the typhoon hit the southern part of the island on Wednesday.

Typhoon lashes China before weakening

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