Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast

Typhoon Trami, the 12th typhoon to hit China this year, brought

rainstorms and wreaked havoc in eastern China after landing in Fujian

Province early on August 22. The tides there have attracted spectators and it is the scene of an annual

Tide-Watching Festival in late summer. (Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)

1People run away as surging waves of Qiantang River run across the levee in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. The power of Typhoon Trami, was felt in the tidal bore of the Qiantang River, known as the world's largest tidal bore. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
1People run away as surging waves of Qiantang River run across the levee in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. The power of Typhoon Trami, was felt in the tidal bore of the Qiantang River, known as the world's largest tidal bore. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
A Chinese man rides his bicycle under a tree blown down by wind from tropical storm Trami, which hit the Fujian coast in the wee hours of Thursday morning, Aug. 22, 2013.&nbsp; (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
A Chinese man rides his bicycle under a tree blown down by wind from tropical storm Trami, which hit the Fujian coast in the wee hours of Thursday morning, Aug. 22, 2013.  (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
People on the levee are swept away by surging waves of Qiantang River in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. The power of Typhoon Trami, was felt in the tidal bore of the Qiantang River, known as the world's largest tidal bore. (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
People on the levee are swept away by surging waves of Qiantang River in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. The power of Typhoon Trami, was felt in the tidal bore of the Qiantang River, known as the world's largest tidal bore. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
A villager checks his house damaged by flood at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: Lu Bo'An/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)
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A villager checks his house damaged by flood at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: Lu Bo'An/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)
A farm machinery is damaged by flood at Chengbei Township of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013.&nbsp; (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
A farm machinery is damaged by flood at Chengbei Township of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013.  (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
A boy runs away as huge waves hit the beach in Qingdao City, east China's Shandong Province. Trami, the 12th typhoon to hit China this year, was downgraded to tropical storm status as it moved further inland after making landfall in southeast China's Fujian Province Thursday morning, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
A boy runs away as huge waves hit the beach in Qingdao City, east China's Shandong Province. Trami, the 12th typhoon to hit China this year, was downgraded to tropical storm status as it moved further inland after making landfall in southeast China's Fujian Province Thursday morning, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
Surging waves of Qiantang River arrive at Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013.&nbsp; (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
Surging waves of Qiantang River arrive at Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013.  (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
People get wet and fences are damaged after the surging waves of Qiantang River run across the levee in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. The power of Typhoon Trami, was felt in the tidal bore of the Qiantang River, known as the world's largest tidal bore.&nbsp; (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
People get wet and fences are damaged after the surging waves of Qiantang River run across the levee in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. The power of Typhoon Trami, was felt in the tidal bore of the Qiantang River, known as the world's largest tidal bore.  (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
Vehicles are swept down after the surging waves of Qiantang River run across the levee in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. ( (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
Vehicles are swept down after the surging waves of Qiantang River run across the levee in Haining City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Aug. 22, 2013. ( (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
People try to move a stranded boat as Trami, the 12th typhoon to hit China this year, landed in east China's Fujian Province at 2:40 a.m. on Thursday, local meteorological authorities said. The typhoon was later downgraded to a tropical storm. (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
People try to move a stranded boat as Trami, the 12th typhoon to hit China this year, landed in east China's Fujian Province at 2:40 a.m. on Thursday, local meteorological authorities said. The typhoon was later downgraded to a tropical storm. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
A villager checks his house damaged by flood at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. Trami, which was downgraded to tropical storm status, would likely bring persistent rain and cause floods in Guangxi. The region had been drenched by Typhoon Utor last week.&nbsp; (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
A villager checks his house damaged by flood at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. Trami, which was downgraded to tropical storm status, would likely bring persistent rain and cause floods in Guangxi. The region had been drenched by Typhoon Utor last week.  (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)
A villager puts up a wooden bridge to replace the former bridge damaged by flood at Dayuan Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
A villager puts up a wooden bridge to replace the former bridge damaged by flood at Dayuan Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
A villager checks his house damaged by flood at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
A villager checks his house damaged by flood at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/ZUMAPRESS.com)
Villagers ride across a flooded bridge at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013.&nbsp; (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
Villagers ride across a flooded bridge at Zhoujia Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013.  (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)
A water conservancy project is damaged by flood at Dayuan Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: &copy; Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/&lt;a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new"&gt;ZUMAPRESS.com&lt;/a&gt;)
Tropical Storm Trami hits the Chinese Coast
A water conservancy project is damaged by flood at Dayuan Village of Fuchuan Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 22, 2013. (Credit Image: © Yan Ziyou/Xinhua/<a href="ZUMAPRESS.com" target="new">ZUMAPRESS.com</a>)

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