The city of Nantong, located in the eastern province of Jiangsu, was among the hardest hit when extreme weather conditions swept through the Yangtze River Delta on Friday evening.

An extreme thunderstorm hit a city in eastern China, killing 11 and injuring 66, with high winds causing buildings and trees to collapse, officials said.

The city of Nantong, located in the eastern province of Jiangsu, was among the hardest hit when extreme weather conditions swept through the Yangtze River Delta on Friday evening, according to the state-affiliated newspaper Global Times.

Rescuers evacuated 3,050 people, according to a local government notice.

Winds of 162 kilometers (100 miles) per hour knocked over a fishing boat. Two sailors were rescued and search operations were underway for the remaining nine crew members, the advisory said.

Electricity was restored to Nantong, and collapsed trees, damaged vehicles and blown windows were cleaned.

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