Local authorities, citing the Associated Press, said that at least 12 people were killed and nearly 400 injured on Friday as a result of the typhoon in Wuhan and Suzhou regions in eastern China.

The first typhoon on Friday hit the 19 city of Shengze, located in the Suzhou agglomeration in Jiangsu Province. Suzhou officials said four people were killed and 149 injured as a result of the disaster.

Less than two hours later, another tornado passed through Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province, killing eight people and wounding 230. On Saturday, the authorities said the typhoon destroyed 28 homes, damaged 130 others, and cut off electricity to more than 26,000. Role.

Tornadoes are not uncommon in China. In 2016, the most tragic tornado combined with a hail killed 98 people in Jiangsu Province.

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