Thousands of Chinese residents were forced to evacuate their homes as Typhoon Fitow flooded areas with waves up to 10 meters high and swallowed some cities whole.
Sightseers in Shanghai are now wading through rising water as the city’s Blue alert for rainfall yesterday was upgraded to Yellow, according to the Shanghai Daily.
Massive waves from Typhoon Fitow in Dongqiao Village of Wenzhou City, east China’s Zhejiang Province.
Ningbo City in the Zhejiang province experienced heavy flooding and mudslides.
Visitors pose at West Lake, whose high water level during the Typhoon was a ‘rare phenomenon’.
[Images via: Hefei/Xinhua]