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Typhoon Chan-hom Weakens Over Land in Eastern China

Typhoon Chan-hom has been downgraded and is weakening as it moves inland over eastern China after drenching the coast with more than 10 centimeters (almost 4 inches) of rain. More than 1 million people in Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces were evacuated and 30,000 ships were ordered to return to port. One resident who stayed behind said the wind was powerful enough to blow the rain through a closed window. Chinese officials said this might be the strongest storm to strike the east since...

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