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China and Taiwan face typhoon

PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL At least 200 people are now dead or missing after a week of flooding across a wide area of China. By Friday At least 26 people had lost their lives in Sichuan province in the south-west. The China News Service said some 166 others were missing. Roads and homes have been swept away by flood waters and landslides. Amateur video shows the devastating power of one landslide in Anxian county. Ten people are still missing including a local government worker co-ordinating disaster monitoring. His wife described the scene. (SOUNDBITE)(Mandarin) ZHAO XINGCUI, WIFE OF MAN KILLED BY LANDSLIDE, SAYING: "It sounded like thunder. I jumped out of bed and looked outside, and saw the landslide coming towards us." Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes. Some were helped to safety by rescue teams using makeshift bridges. In the north-western province of Shaanxi anot

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