More than 30 dead after typhoon in China

Most of the victims were in a village in Yongjia county.

Visitors leave from the bund as Typhoon Lekima approaches in Shanghai (Erika Kinetz/AP)

By Associated Press reporter

The death toll from a powerful typhoon that hit south-eastern China rose to 33 on Sunday as rescue workers used rubber dinghies to evacuate stranded people while swift currents swept by homes.