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At least five dead after Typhoon Saola hits eastern Taiwan

2 August 2012 Last updated at 16:55 BST

Typhoon Saola hit eastern Taiwan in the early hours of Thursday killing at least five people and injuring 15 more.

Two people are still missing after torrential rains and strong winds triggered landslides and flooding on the island.

Xiaoyun Yao reports.