2-4 typhoons expected to hit Ningbo during flood season

At least two, and possibly three or four, typhoons are likely to hit Ningbo during the flood season between 15th July and 15th October, while the rainfall during the season is estimated to be 600 millimeters, higher than normal years which are on average 543 millimeters, local meteorologists predicted at yesterday's working conference on the anti-flood campaign.   Statistics show that more than 160 typhoons have hit Ningbo since 1949, causing 4000 deaths and 20 billion yuan of economic losses.   During the first half of this year, the average rainfall was 60% higher
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