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Man holds baby as they get onto a raft pushed by rescuers on a flooded street after Typhoon Fitow hit Yuyao

A man holds a baby as they get onto a raft pushed by rescuers on a flooded street after Typhoon Fitow hit Yuyao, Zhejiang province October 9, 2013. Torrential rains caused by Typhoon Fitow continued to lash Shanghai City and Zhejiang Province in eastern China, inundating roads, houses and causing river dike breaches. From Saturday to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Zhejiang saw average precipitation of 201 mm, with 717 mm in worst-hit Yuyao City, Xinhua News Agency reported. REUTERS/Lang Lang (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT DISASTER)

Typhoon Fitow

October 7, 2013

Typhoon Fitow barrelled into China's east coast Monday, packing winds of more than 200 kilometres (125 miles) an hour, after hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated and bullet train services were suspended.

At least three people were reported killed, all of them near the city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang province, the state broadcaster CCTV said. (AFP)