2 tropical cyclones strike Chinese coast in quick succession

2 tropical cyclones strike Chinese coast in quick succession

Taipei : Taiwan | Aug 03, 2012 at 1:13 AM PDT
Source: CNN Blog
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Two tropical cyclones have made landfall in eastern China, dumping heavy rain on coastal areas as the Philippines and Taiwan assessed the damage that one of the storms had left in its wake. Tropical Storm Saola plowed into the Chinese province of Fujian on Friday morning, after the torrential rain and... FULL ARTICLE AT CNN Blog
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