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2019-08-18 08:09:21

In this Week in Photos, Typhoon Lekima leaves a path of destruction along the Chinese coast; people celebrate Zhongyuan Jie, or the country’s annual Ghost Festival, in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region; and a worker supervises a compulsory recycling point in Beijing.

Villagers lay their clothes, sheets, and blankets along the stony banks of a river to dry after floodwaters caused by Typhoon Lekima receded in Xianju County, Taizhou, Zhejiang province, Aug. 12, 2019. Zhejiang Daily/VCG

Villagers lay their clothes, sheets, and blankets along the stony banks of a river to dry after floodwaters caused by Typhoon Lekima receded in Xianju County, Taizhou, Zhejiang province, Aug. 12, 2019. Zhejiang Daily/VCG

An aerial view of eroded mountain roads after floodwaters caused by Typhoon Lekima receded near Linhai, Zhejiang province, Aug. 12, 2019. Chen Zhongqiu/VCG

An aerial view of eroded mountain roads after floodwaters caused by Typhoon Lekima receded near Linhai, Zhejiang province, Aug. 12, 2019. Chen Zhongqiu/VCG

A woman and her dog, both wearing fashionable raincoats, go for a walk on a rainy day as Typhoon Lekima arrives in Changchun, Jilin province, Aug. 14, 2019. Zhang Yao/CNS/VCG

A woman and her dog, both wearing fashionable raincoats, go for a walk on a rainy day as Typhoon Lekima arrives in Changchun, Jilin province, Aug. 14, 2019. Zhang Yao/CNS/VCG

Two women pull their sleeping children in strollers as they walk along a road in Beijing, Aug. 13, 2019. Wang Zhao/AFP/VCG

Two women pull their sleeping children in strollers as they walk along a road in Beijing, Aug. 13, 2019. Wang Zhao/AFP/VCG

A duckmonger loads her live wares onto an electric tricycle ahead of Zhongyuan Jie, also known as Ghost Festival, at a wholesale farmers market in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, August 12, 2019. Locals in Guangxi traditionally eat ducks during the festival. Zhang Cunli/VCG

A duckmonger loads her live wares onto an electric tricycle ahead of Zhongyuan Jie, also known as Ghost Festival, at a wholesale farmers market in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, August 12, 2019. Locals in Guangxi traditionally eat ducks during the festival. Zhang Cunli/VCG

A neighborhood worker supervises a compulsory waste-sorting site in Beijing, Aug. 14, 2019. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/VCG

A neighborhood worker supervises a compulsory waste-sorting site in Beijing, Aug. 14, 2019. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/VCG

People stand on sandbags piled high to stop the flow of floodwaters caused by Typhoon Lekima in Zhangqiu District, Jinan, Shandong province, Aug. 13, 2019. VCG

People stand on sandbags piled high to stop the flow of floodwaters caused by Typhoon Lekima in Zhangqiu District, Jinan, Shandong province, Aug. 13, 2019. VCG