The National Meteorological Centre warned that 24-hour rainfall levels across eastern China could reach around 250-320 millimetres from Friday afternoon to Saturday afternoon.
Rescuers are still looking for 50 more people missing after a massive hillside collapsed on several rural communities near Naga on the tourist island of Cebu.
Officials fear more deaths, including two who sent text messages seeking help, in the collapse that buried about 30 houses in two villages after daybreak in central Cebu province.
Tens of thousands of people fled their homes in high-risk areas ahead of the category 5 storm's arrival due to major flooding and landslide risks.
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