Typhoon Lekima kills 30 in China

(VOVWORLD) - A search and rescue operation was underway on Sunday after the deadly Typhoon Lekima left 30 dead and trail of destruction across China’s eastern coastal cities, Zhejiang province. 
Typhoon Lekima kills 30 in China - ảnh 1Chinese rescuers evacuate local residents after heavy rains caused by Typhoon Lekima, the 9th typhoon of the year to hit China, in Zhejiang province, August 10, 2019. [Photo/IC] 

More than 1 million people in Shanghai and neighboring Zhejiang province have been evacuated due to the storm, which affected about 5 million people. China’s National Meteorological Center issued a red alert for Lekima, the strongest typhoon hitting China since 2014.