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In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been killed and 72 injured after a powerful typhoon hit Taiwan.

Monsoon downpours intensified as Typhoon Nepartak moved across the Philippines today.

More than 15,000 people were evacuated in Taitung County, the third largest county in Taiwan, while many classes in schools were suspended in the capital of Manila.

Filipino officials also confirmed that at least 600 domestic and international flights were cancelled because of stormy weather and floods.

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak
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  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila
  • Philippines Asia Typhoon

    Source: Aaron Favila

(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Power has been partially restored to Taiwan today after 430,000 households were affected by power cuts.

Additional reporting by AP.

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