28 dead from China typhoon as new storm looms

September 17, 2016 4:45 PM

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Still reeling from a typhoon that left at least 28 people dead, Chinese authorities on Saturday warned of high waves and strong winds from a new storm, Malakas, that was bearing down on the east coast of the Chinese mainland after skirting Taiwan.

China's National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center warned of waves as high as 40 feet off Taiwan's east coast, and southern and central parts of the East China Sea, and 14-foot ones off the coastal regions of Zhejiang and Fujian provinces, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

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