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Deadly Typhoon Megi Blows Through Taiwan and China
Typhoon Megi hit Taiwan and China with powerful winds, causing high coastal waves and flooding rains.
Streets are submerged in floodwaters brought by typhoon Megi in Xiamen, eastern China's Fujian province on Sept. 28.
Typhoon Megi hit Taiwan with powerful winds, causing high coastal waves and flooding rains on Sept. 27 and smashed into the Chinese mainland on Sept. 28. Nearly 4 million homes lost power and 10 provincial highways remained closed Wednesday.
A vegetable vendor speaks on a cellphone during heavy rain at a market in the Xindian district of the New Taipei City.
Most schools and offices were shut and the north-south bullet train suspended services as Typhoon Megi, packing winds of well over 100 mph, roared in from the Pacific.
A motorcyclist falls along a road.
At least 329 people were injured and more than 14,000 evacuated, the government's Central Emergency Operation Center said late Tuesday. Authorities also estimated more than three million households had lost power, while over 72,000 were without water.