Chinese villagers put their clothes, sheets, and quilts under the sun after floodwater due to heavy rainstorm caused by the Typhoon Lekima, the 9th typhoon of the year, in Xiachenzhu village, Xianju county, Taizhou city, east China's Zhejiang province, 12 August 2019.
China allocated 300 million yuan (42.73 million U.S. dollars) of central fiscal funds Monday to help with rescue and relief work in three provinces affected by Typhoon Lekima. A total of 150 million yuan was allocated to eastern China's Zhejiang Province, following a 30-million-yuan relief fund previously given to the province, where Typhoon Lekima made landfall on Saturday, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management (MEM). By Monday morning, the death toll in Zhejiang Province had risen to 39 while nine others remained missing. *** Local Caption *** huiguishebnghuo