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Nine killed, 3.5 million affected as Typhoon "Rumbia" wreaks havoc across central and eastern China
At least 9 people have been killed and 18 injured after Typhoon "Rumbia" wreaked havoc across central and eastern China over the past couple of days. About 3 512 000 people have been affected as well as 420 000 hectares (1.37 million acres) of crops. The storm has also damaged more than 5 800 homes. The typhoon made landfall near the city Shanghai just after 04:00 local time August 17 (20:00 UTC, August 16) with maximum sustained winds around 90 km/h (55 mph). Jason Nicholls@jnmet TS pushing into eastern near . Heavy rain and

3 Earthquakes Hit Iran in Quick Succession close to Nuclear sites! 12/1/17


Just three weeks after a magnitude 7.3 quake shook Iran leaving 300 dead and more than 70,000 people in need of emergency shelter Iran is under the earthquake cosh again.

The earthquake, which hit at 2.32am GMT, was initially recorded at a magnitude of 6.3 but was later downgraded to 6.0.
The aftershock measuring in at a 5.0 magnitude struck around 15 minutes later, according to the USGS.
The earthquakes struck near Kerman which has a population of around 800,000.
An earthquake of 6.0 magnitude is considered a powerful and is capable of causing severe damage.
However, no reports have emerged about casualties or damage so far.
It follows a deadly quake in the region last month.
The Iran-Iraq border was devastated by a 7.3 magnitude earthquake on November 12 which killed 540 people and injured at least 8,000 others.
Residents look at the damage
A flattened vehicle underneath building rubble is seen following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake at Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran's Kermanshah province
A man reacts as he looks at a damaged building in Sarpol-e Zahab county in Kermanshah

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