bbc.com 01 May, 2021 10:45 am

Yangtze storm: Violent winds kill 11 in Nantong, China

Yangtze storm: Violent winds kill 11 in Nantong, China
At least 11 people are dead and scores hurt after a violent storm hit eastern China on Friday evening.

Yangtze storm: Violent winds kill 11 in Nantong, China Published About sharing media captionPeople have been killed by falling trees and electricity poles, officials say At least 11 people are dead and 102 injured in a violent storm that hit eastern China on Friday evening.Those killed were blown into the Yangtze River or hit by falling trees and electricity poles, officials said.Many homes in the city have been badly damaged, officials said on the Chinese social media platform Weibo on Saturday.9mph on Friday hit the province, leaving 11 dead, 102 injured in Nantong alone as of Sat morning.

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