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Visitors watch the scenery from the Bund, one of the most popular tourist destination in town, following a brief downpour as Typhoon Saola approaches Thursday Aug. 2, 2012 in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Typhoon Saola's destructive path

Torrential rain triggered landslides and flooding across Taiwan

on Aug. 2, killing five people and injuring 15, as Typhoon Saola

skirted the island's east and north coasts and headed towards China.