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Drill for Chanchu
2006-05-19 02:23:11 


(Photo/Reuters)

Paramilitary policemen blow up life buoys during a drill in preparation for the coming typhoon Chanchu in east China's Zhejiang Province, May 17, 2006.

Typhoon Chanchu, the strongest typhoon on record to enter the South China Sea in May and packing heavy rain and winds up to 170 kph (106 mph), made landfall between the cities of Shantou and Xiamen before heading northeast.

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