A tropical storm in China left six people dead and at least eight more missing, reports said, after it lashed Taiwan with typhoon-grade winds and rain.
Super Typhoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan Friday, forcing more than 15,000 people to flee their homes as part of the island saw its strongest winds in over a century.
Fields, villages and some urban areas were flooded and houses and roads destroyed, Xinhua news agency reported.
More than 400,000 people were evacuated, it said.
By late Sunday more than 200,000 residents in 10 mainland cities had been temporarily relocated and some 1,900 homes destroyed, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the civil affairs ministry.
In Taiwan, where the storm made landfall before hitting China, three people were killed and dozens injured.
More than 160 people have been killed in bad weather, floods, hail storms and landslides since June 30, according to official statistics.
About 73,000 homes have been destroyed, and nearly 2 million people dislocated.
China's national meteorological centre on Monday put out a blue alert for heavy rain across 14 provinces and regions -- the lowest in a four-tiered warning system.
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