Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Devastation by Typhoon SOULIK, Hundreds Dead, 100,000 Lost Homes or Misplaced

The total number of people affected by the storm is topping 2 million. Torrential rains, floods or landslides have left more than 200 people known to be dead or missing in Northwestern China alone. In some places, the flooding has been the worst in 60 years. 

The total rainfall in other places have been the heaviest known on record.  The attached video shows the effects of such rains and flooding.  Over 100,000 people have either lost their homes or have been misplaced because of Typhoon SOULIK. 

The attached video shows the devastation, and the actual flooding and destruction as it was happening to property directly in the path of the rivers of water that were created because of the heavy rains.


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