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Mudslides follow Taiwan typhoon

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The Taiwanese authorities are struggling to cope with mudslides and floods following a powerful typhoon on Sunday.

One woman was killed when a floods swept through a hotel in Lushan, while people in remote villages cut off by surging waters have been winched to safety.

Three bodies have been pulled from the debris of a tunnel that collapsed in Nantou county.

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