China Evacuates over 500,000 people from south-east, Typhoon strikes

Posted on October 7, 2013 • Filed under: China, Travel Weather Issues reported that Typhoon strikes Fujian province with winds of up to 94mph before weakening to tropical storm
A typhoon has hit south-east China, with powerful winds and heavy rains leaving two people dead, power cuts and flights and train services cancelled. Typhoon Fitow struck Fuding city in Fujian province, with winds of up to 94mph (151kph) early on Monday morning, then slowed before weakening to a tropical storm, the National Meteorological Centre said. Read Article

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