At least 500 people were injured.
The strongest hurricane in Eastern China claimed the lives of 78 people, more than 500 people received injuries of varying severity.
Element struck the city Yancheng and other regions of East China’s Jiangsu province.
According to authorities, about 200 victims suffered very serious injuries and are in critical condition.
Search and rescue operation is not over, the number of victims can increase.
The speed of wind gusts in some areas reached 35 meters per second.
It is reported that the hurricane destroyed two of the plant, which store hazardous chemicals. In some localities power supply is broken.
Authorities sent to the affected areas of humanitarian assistance.