Nearly two million people evacuated in eastern China on Wednesday struck by typhoon "Haiku", local media reported, citing data from the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
According to the agency, their homes were forced to leave more than 1.5 million people in Zhejiang province, and half a million Shanghaians.
The region is torrential rain and strong winds, flooded roads, disrupted rail and air links. In some communities there is no electricity.
Shanghai authorities on Wednesday closed all parks to avoid injury of the population in the event of falling trees. Suspension of the work on all construction sites of the metropolis. Companies encouraged to provide their employees the day off.