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Update: Typhoon Wipha kills 7 as it pounds eastern China

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Photo: Tibetan monks walk against strong wind Wednesday in Shanghai.
(Eugene Hoshiko/Associated Press)

Typhoon Wipha weakened as it continued to sweep through eastern China early Thursday, but not before killing at least seven, destroying thousands of homes and causing landslides.
The storm had been classified as a typhoon since Monday, with winds reaching 365 kilometres per hour.
An estimated 7,000 homes were flattened, fields covering about 40,500 hectares were flooded and an estimated six million people have been displaced, said the CBC's Anthony Germain, reporting from the region.
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