Typhoon Chanchu has killed 11 people and left 4 others missing in China by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, latest government statistics show.

Meanwhile, more than one million people have been evacuated as Chanchu swept through southern Guangdong Province and southeastern Fujian Province Thursday, according to the statistics released by the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters and the Ministry of Civil Affairs.

Eight people were killed in Fujian Province and another three in neighboring Guangdong Province, statistics show.

The victims in Guangdong included two children who died when the houses they lived in collapsed following Chanchu's landing in Shantou city Thursday morning.

Four people remained missing in Fujian.

Meanwhile, more than one million people have been moved to safety in the two provinces, including 709,000 in Fujian and 327,000 in Guangdong, statistics show.