Aftermath of floods and mudslides in China
13 July 2013 Last updated at 14:01 BST
Torrential rain and landslides in the west of China have left more than 200 people dead or missing.
Sichuan and Shaanxi provinces have been the worst affected by severe flooding and mudslides.
Now more than 300,000 people have been evacuated as Typhoon Soulik hits the country's eastern coastline.
Nick Childs reports.