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Weaker typhoon going north

By Wu Yong in Shenyang | China Daily | Updated: 2019-08-14 07:09

Liaoning, Jilin still face heavy rains, threat of deluge as Lekima moves on

A weakening Typhoon Lekima continued to hit the northeastern regions, forcing over 130,000 people to evacuate and damaging 6,020 hectares of farmland as of noon on Tuesday in Liaoning, but no casualties have been reported, said the provincial flood control authority.

Forecasts from the National Meteorological Center show that Lekima has been moving northward from Shandong to Liaoning provinces since Tuesday morning, bringing torrential rains and gusts.

Weaker typhoon going north

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