Typhoon leaves 28 dead in China, 20 still missing

  • Visitors leave from the bund as Typhoon Lekima approaches in Shanghai Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. Typhoon Lekima has struck China’s coast south of Shanghai, knocking down trees and forcing airlines to cancel flights. (AP Photo/Erika Kinetz)

  • Rescuers search for victims of a landslide triggered by Typhoon Lekima in Yongjia county in eastern China’s Zhejiang province on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. The official Xinhua News Agency says more than 1 million people were evacuated in coastal Zhejiang province before the typhoon hit land at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday (Chinatopix Via AP)

  • Rescuers search for victims of a landslide triggered by Typhoon Lekima in Yongjia county in eastern China’s Zhejiang province on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. The official Xinhua News Agency says more than 1 million people were evacuated in coastal Zhejiang province before the typhoon hit land at 1:45 a.m. on Saturday (Chinatopix Via AP)

BEIJING — A powerful typhoon left at least 22 people dead in China, after a landslide backed up a river that broke through debris and inundated homes, state media reported Sunday.

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