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Morakot devastates East Asia

Two strong storms across the Pacific region have left scores of people dead or missing.

Typhoon Morakot hit mainland China on Sunday, killing at least six people and prompting almost a million people to flee from coastal areas.

Meanwhile, at least 12 people have been killed in Japan in flash floods generated by Typhoon Etau.

Chris Hogg reports from Shanghai.

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