China storm toll rises

More than 228 people have now been confirmed dead following a storm in China. 156 other people are still missing.

China storm toll rises
Nearly three million people also have fled their homes, reported Xinhua, China's official news agency, on Friday.

More than 212,000 homes have been destroyed and 287,000 damaged by flooding, landslides and high winds since the tropical storm struck the coast of southern China on July 14.

The worst damage was in Hunan, an inland province where 92 people were killed.

At least 63 also died in Guangdong, a crowded province bordering Hong Kong, and 42 were killed in the coastal Fujian province.

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