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Tourist rescued as typhoon hits China

China Daily via Reuters

Chinese border guards help a tourist who got trapped near the beach as winds whip up waves in Taizhou, Zhejiang province on August 2, 2012.

Gales and rainstorms lashed coastal regions in east China when two typhoons made landfall in less than 10 hours from Thursday to Friday morning, forcing over 300,000 people to evacuate, Xinhua News Agency reported.

Typhoon Damrey batters China forcing more than 300,000 people to evacuate as it rips across the country ahead of Typhoon Saola moving in from Taiwan. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

Previously on PhotoBlog: China on alert as typhoon batters Taiwan

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