Typhoon ‘Trami’ affects 3.61 lakh people in China

Beijing: Typhoon ‘Trami’, the 12th typhoon hitting China this year, affected 3.61 lakh people in central Hunan Province, officials said.

The typhoon brought rainstorms mainly to the southeastern and eastern parts of Hunan, with a township in the city of Zixing receiving the largest rainfall of 281.6 mm, the provincial meteorological center said in a statement.

The rains wreaked havoc in 14 counties, cities and districts, affecting 3.61 lakh local residents and forcing 30,900 of them to evacuate, local government said.

Meanwhile, 13,350 hectares of crops were damaged and 150 houses were damaged.