The super typhoon Lekima made a second landing in Qingdao City, east China’s Shandong Province at around 8:50 p.m. BJT (1350 GMT) on Sunday, packing strong winds and heavy downpours.
Updated at 9:20 p.m. BJT, Sunday
Lekima has so far claimed 32 lives in east China’s Zhejiang Province. This is the ninth typhoon of the year to hit the country and it is predicted to be one of the strongest to hit east China in years.
As of 5 p.m. Sunday, the super typhoon left 6.51 million people impacted in the provinces of Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui, Shandong and Fujian as well as the city of Shanghai, according to the Ministry of Emergency Management.