September 19th, 2010
11:58 AM ET

Typhoon batters Taiwan, knocking out power

Typhoon Fanapi hit eastern Taiwan on Sunday, leaving at least three people dead in related accidents and knocking out power to more than 50,000 homes, state media reported.

Meanwhile, China raised its alert leval to the second-highest category as the typhoon nears the country's southern coast, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

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  1. Floria sigmundi

    Hope everyone is ok and will pull through I've never experienced a typhoon but have seen hurricanes

    Check out this video on YouTube:

    [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUJ4bL6O3uw&w=640&h=360]

    September 19, 2010 at 1:49 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Sarah

    PLEASE DONATE FOR PAKISTAN EMERGENCY DONATION & DOUBLE IT FROM CANADIAN GOVERNMENT BY Oct 3rd.
    CALL UNICEF CANADA 1-800-567-4483 OR UNICEF.CA
    $1, $2 OR MORE, EVERY $ COUNTS. THANKS IN THE NAME OF HUMANITY.

    September 19, 2010 at 4:27 pm | Report abuse |