Typhoon Fitow, which made landfall on Oct. 7 in Fujian province, has moved on to Zhejiang province and neighboring Shanghai. Officials have reported $3.4 billion in economic losses. In Zhejiang, 11 cities and over 7 million people have been affected, with 9,500 homes destroyed. Rivers in Zhejiang are at record high water levels, causing structural damage to embankments. In Shanghai, at least 600 homes and 50 roads have been flooded. (BBC Oct. 7; South China Morning Post, Oct. 10, 2013)