BEIJING — Flooding and landslides from Typhoon Fanapi
killed 13 people in southern China and left at least 33 missing, an
official said Wednesday, as the strongest storm to hit the country this
year continued to drop heavy rain on parts of the region.
typhoon hit Guangdong province after making a direct hit on the island
of Taiwan on Sunday and killing two there.
meteorological center said Fanapi is the strongest typhoon to hit China
this year. It forecast heavy or torrential rains for parts of central
and western parts of Guangdong through Thursday morning.