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Typhoon Megi made landfall in south China’s Fujian coast at 4:40 a.m. this morning

28-09-2016Source:National Meteorological Center

On the evening of September 27, Megi, this year's 17th typhoon, dwindled to a typhoon level. At 4:40 a.m. this morning, Megi made landfall in Hui’ an County of south China’s Fujian Province. The maximum sustained wind at the center of typhoon then struck scale 12 (33m/s).

From 28 to 29 September, in portions of east coast of Taiwan, Bashi Channel, Taiwan Strait, northeast of South China Sea, Fujian coast, central and south of Zhejiang coast, east coast of Guangdong, southwest of East China Sea, Taiwan island, scale 7~9 gale is forecasted. Furthermore, parts of Taiwan Strait and Fujian coast are exposed to scale 10~12 gale.

In addition, in portions of Fujian, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, east Guangdong, central and south Jiangsu and Anhui, heavy rain or rainstorm is forecasted. Furthermore, in portions of east and south Fujian, northeast Guangdong, southeast and west Zhejiang and Jiangxi, and southwest Anhui, heavy rainstorm is predicted. It is worth noting that parts of south Fujian, southeast Zhejiang and central Jiangxi will be exposed to extraordinary rainstorm (250~350 mm). The hourly rain at its full strength is expected to hit 80~120 mm. (September 28)

 

Editor Wu Peng