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Typhoon Muifa weakens, avoids direct hit on Shanghai

Aly Song / Reuters

Pigeons fly after the rain as Typhoon Muifa passes near the coastal area of Shanghai, Aug. 7. Typhoon Muifa weakened as it approached China's coast on Sunday, avoiding a direct-hit on the financial capital of Shanghai and veering north towards a tip of Shandong province that juts into the Yellow Sea.

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