Updated Aug 11, 2019

In photos: Deadly Typhoon Lekima sees 1M people evacuate in China

Rescuers evacuate an injured woman as Typhoon Lekima brings heavy rain and strong wind at Dajing Town in Leqing, Zhejiang Province, China, Saturday. Photo: Zhejiang Daily/VCG via Getty Images

A major typhoon in eastern China has triggered a landslide and killed at least 30 people with 18 others missing, Reuters reported Sunday, citing state media.

The big picture: Typhoon Lekima made landfall in Wenling, between Taiwan and China's financial capital Shanghai, early Saturday, per the BBC, which reports authorities saying torrential rains have forced more than 1 million people to evacuate. Here's the impact of the storm, in photos.

Houses and farmland submerged in flood waters caused by Typhoon Lekima in Zhejiang Province. Photo: Zhejiang Daily/VCG via Getty Images
Rescuers look for survivors in the rubble of damaged buildings after a landslide at Yongjia, in Wenzhou, in China's eastern Zhejiang province. Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images
Damaged vehicles in a street in Yueqing, Zhejiang Province of China. Photo: Yang Qing/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images
Villagers wade in flood water caused by Typhoon Lekima at Dajing Town. Photo: Zhejiang Daily/VCG via Getty Images

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