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Typhoon Maria slams China and Taiwan

Waves brought by Typhoon Maria lash the shore in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. 


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Waves brought by Typhoon Maria lash the shore in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Ke Zongqing/CNS via REUTERS

Waves brought by Typhoon Maria lash the shore in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. Ke Zongqing/CNS via REUTERS
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A man looks at a destroyed fish farming facility after Typhoon Maria made landfall, in Ningde, Fujian province, China. 

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A man looks at a destroyed fish farming facility after Typhoon Maria made landfall, in Ningde, Fujian province, China. Wang Dongming/CNS via REUTERS

A man looks at a destroyed fish farming facility after Typhoon Maria made landfall, in Ningde, Fujian province, China. Wang Dongming/CNS via REUTERS
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A worker takes a photo of a fallen tree on a street in Taipei after Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A worker takes a photo of a fallen tree on a street in Taipei after Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A worker takes a photo of a fallen tree on a street in Taipei after Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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A woman holds a selfie stick to take photos of a wave breaking on the waterfront, as Typhoon Maria approaches, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman holds a selfie stick to take photos of a wave breaking on the waterfront, as Typhoon Maria approaches, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A woman holds a selfie stick to take photos of a wave breaking on the waterfront, as Typhoon Maria approaches, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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A fallen tree and a damaged traffic light is seen on a street in Taipei after Taiwan braced for Typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A fallen tree and a damaged traffic light is seen on a street in Taipei after Taiwan braced for Typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A fallen tree and a damaged traffic light is seen on a street in Taipei after Taiwan braced for Typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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People brave strong winds while crossing a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

People brave strong winds while crossing a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

People brave strong winds while crossing a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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An advertisement display window is taped on a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

An advertisement display window is taped on a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

An advertisement display window is taped on a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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Sand bags to prevent flooding are placed at the entrance of a building in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

Sand bags to prevent flooding are placed at the entrance of a building in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

Sand bags to prevent flooding are placed at the entrance of a building in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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A person braves strong winds while crossing a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A person braves strong winds while crossing a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A person braves strong winds while crossing a street in Taipei as Taiwan braced for super typhoon Maria. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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The effects of Typhoon Maria is seen on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan. NAOMI ICHIHARA ROEKKUM/via REUTERS

The effects of Typhoon Maria is seen on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan. NAOMI ICHIHARA ROEKKUM/via REUTERS

The effects of Typhoon Maria is seen on Ishigaki Island, Okinawa, Japan. NAOMI ICHIHARA ROEKKUM/via REUTERS
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A paramilitary police officer boards up a window at a residential building in preparation for the approaching super typhoon Maria, in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A paramilitary police officer boards up a window at a residential building in preparation for the approaching super typhoon Maria, in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A paramilitary police officer boards up a window at a residential building in preparation for the approaching super typhoon Maria, in Wenzhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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A wave breaks on the waterfront next to an excavator, as super typhoon Maria approaches, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A wave breaks on the waterfront next to an excavator, as super typhoon Maria approaches, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer

A wave breaks on the waterfront next to an excavator, as super typhoon Maria approaches, in Taizhou, Zhejiang province, China. REUTERS/Stringer
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A glassdoor is seen taped, as it braced for super typhoon Maria in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A glassdoor is seen taped, as it braced for super typhoon Maria in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam

A glassdoor is seen taped, as it braced for super typhoon Maria in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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Fishing boats stationed, as they braced for super typhoon Maria in Keelung near Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam

Fishing boats stationed, as they braced for super typhoon Maria in Keelung near Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam

Fishing boats stationed, as they braced for super typhoon Maria in Keelung near Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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Vegetables are sold out at a supermarket, as residents brace themselves for super typhoon Maria in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam

Vegetables are sold out at a supermarket, as residents brace themselves for super typhoon Maria in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam

Vegetables are sold out at a supermarket, as residents brace themselves for super typhoon Maria in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Eason Lam
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