Jul 11, 2016

Nepartak: Final update (Monday, July 11, 2016)

Putian, Fujian
China
by
Terry Fredrickson
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Bangkok Post / Agence France-Presse
In this July 9, 2016 photo, a villager walks around a destroyed house, after torrential rainfall brought by typhoon Nepartak, in Lingcuo village of Xindu Township in Putian, southeast China's Fujian Province. Typhoon Nepartak weakened to a strong tropical storm Saturday as it lashed China's east coast, bringing powerful winds and heavy rains that toppled houses and inundated roads. Photo: Zhang Guojun/Xinhua News Agency via AP
In this July 9, 2016 photo, a villager walks around a destroyed house, after torrential rainfall brought by typhoon Nepartak, in Lingcuo village of Xindu Township in Putian, southeast China's Fujian Province. Typhoon Nepartak weakened to a strong tropical storm Saturday as it lashed China's east coast, bringing powerful winds and heavy rains that toppled houses and inundated roads. Photo: Zhang Guojun/Xinhua News Agency via AP

Nepartak which rapidly built from a simple thunderstorm to a super typhoon has now left Taiwan and is just finishing up its devastation of already-flooded areas of China.

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