(TAIWAN) -- It was expected to hit hard and it did. Hundreds of people are missing in a village in Taiwan after it was buried by a mudslide when typhoon Morakot raked across the island yesterday morning, police officials have reported. In photo above people gather to watch hotel building lean before falling into heavily flooded river after Typhoon Morakot hit eastern Taiwan.
(CHINA) -- It is a retreat of humanity on an almost unimaginable scale. An estimated one million people have left behind their homes, jobs and most all their worldly possessions as they evacuate from southeastern China as authorities prepare for the arrival of Typhoon Morakot.