Jinshan Party secretary visits typhoon-displaced residents

Aug 12, 2019

Zhao Weixing, Party secretary of Jinshan District, made an inspection tour of a temporary resettlement place in Jinshan after tTyphoon Lekima, the ninth typhoon of the year, made a landing in Wenling of neighboring Zhejiang Province at around 1am on Saturday. Jinshan authorities evacuated 17,231 people and relocated 13,055 residents at 50 resettlement places across the suburban district despite heavy rain and storm. No casualties have been reported. Jinshan officials are assessing the impact on agriculture, tourism and people's life after the super typhoon left the area heading for east China's Shandong Province. More than 6 million people have been affected by Typhoon Lekima in east China, with 32 people dead, local authorities said yesterday, as rescue teams worked to look for more than a dozen people still missing after the storm triggered a landslide and forced the evacuation of more than a million residents