Typhoon "haiku" hit by heavy rains and strong winds to east China, Aug. 8, according to the Associated Press. According to the Ministry of Civil Affairs, evacuated more than 1.5 million people in Zhejiang province and half Shanghaians.
In the region because of rampant disaster flooded roads, disrupted rail and air links. In several villages have no electricity. In Shanghai, all the parks are closed to prevent injury in the event of a population of trees. Suspension of the work on the construction sites of the metropolis.
In late July, rains fell on Beijing. According to city officials, the victims of flooding caused by the rains, were 77 people.